HPEER Collaborative

The Health Professions Education and Education Research (HPEER) Collaborative provides two avenues to support your scholarship productivity: Snacks & Scholarship and The Ugly Hour. RSVP to either or both options here and see below for more information and FAQs.

Snacks & Scholarship

In-person every Wednesday in the OCS Prior Hall 4th Floor office from 12 noon to 1:30 pm.

  • Dedicated weekly writing time for up to 10 participants
  • On-demand support from OCS Researchers & Instructional Designers
  • Helping you get grants and get published!
  • Bring your lunch; we’ll provide the snacks and drinks

The Ugly Hour

Asynchronous every Friday morning at 7 – 8 am.

  • Struggling to find time for scholarly writing and research? Join us bright and early on Friday mornings to do the ugly work of scholarly writing!
  • These drop-in virtual sessions can help you stay on track with your scholarship and provide you with an opportunity to connect with researchers and instructional designers who can assist you through the difficult processes of writing articles, preparing grant proposals, developing courses, and more.

Your colleagues are reporting that these sessions:

 “are very valuable” 

“helped me finish a research paper that I have been working on for over a year”

“motivate me to write” 

“give me a place to hide out and write” 

“provide valuable guidance on a variety of research requirements, from designing tables/figures to clarity of writing” 

And more!

frequently asked questions

Who can attend these sessions?

All OSU health professions faculty, staff, fellows, and residents.

Why should I attend?

The bold aspirations of the OSU Wexner Medical Center’s Strategic Plan behooves all of us to develop better skills as inclusive, innovative educators and educational researchers to ultimately benefit patients.

As an HPEER member, you will have access to:

  • Education and educational research resources,
  • A directory of HPEER members to identify potential collaborators
  • Information about upcoming workshops related to education and educational technology
  • A network of like-minded professionals who can help you innovate and problem solve

What are the requirements of being an HPEER member?

The HPEER Collaborative is designed for you!  Participate in sessions and events as much or as little as you want and in a way that will help you achieve your instructional, research, and mentorship goals.