This portfolio examines the links among between educational interventions for health professionals, actual practice patterns, and patient outcomes to understand the ways in which the process, content, and context of education may influence an individual health care provider's clinical performance in studies in this portfolio to advance a broad-based, multidisciplinary program of research on the outcomes of educational interventions for health care professionals that take advantage of the many unique opportunities that exist within VHA to study health professions education. Outcomes of interest include patient health outcomes, patient safety, and patient expectations and experiences of being cared for and may include outcomes for the individual veteran and his or her family, for the population of veterans, or for the VHA healthcare system.
For general information about Education, please contact:
Amanda E Borsky, DrPH, MPP
Scientific Portfolio Manager
Health Services Research and Development (14RDH)