Research

CAFM Educational Research Alliance (CERA)

Past Topics and Data

This data was collected through surveys of members of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, North American Primary Care Research Group, and Association of Departments of Family Medicine. The data are available to all members.

When using CERA data, include this acknowledgment: This data was collected as part of a survey conducted by the CAFM Educational Research Alliance (CERA). The project was approved by the American Academy of Family Physician's Institutional Review Board.

We do not monitor who has downloaded this data or for what purposes. It is possible someone else has already looked at the question you are considering. We strongly suggest you conduct a thorough literature search prior to starting your own analysis.

Different organizations’ Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) will have different opinions about the need for IRB approval of secondary analysis of data. Check with your institution’s IRB about the need for further approval prior to doing your analysis.

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