Making sense of grounded theory in medical education.

  title={Making sense of grounded theory in medical education.},
  author={Tara J. T. Kennedy and Lorelei Lingard},
  journal={Medical education},
  volume={40 2},
BACKGROUND Grounded theory is a research methodology designed to develop, through collection and analysis of data that is primarily (but not exclusively) qualitative, a well-integrated set of concepts that provide a theoretical explanation of a social phenomenon. OBJECTIVE This paper aims to provide an introduction to key features of grounded theory methodology within the context of medical education research. OVERVIEW In this paper we include a discussion of the origins of grounded theory… CONTINUE READING
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