Research Unit staff
Dr. Horsley has worked in medical education research for nearly a decade. Tanya’s main research explores the formalization of integrated knowledge translation for the co-creation, use and influence of research and complex systems of care with a particular focus on multi-stakeholder engagement and organizational contexts. Tanya is experienced with meta-research, including publication patterns and transparent reporting in medical education.
Tanya chairs several national and international peer review committees and is the immediate past chair for the Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education’s Research Committee. She has expertise in evidence synthesis methods (systematic review/meta-analysis, integrative & scoping review) and proudly serves as the associate editor (reviews) for the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions and the Canadian Medical Education Journal.
Renate Kahlke Ph.D.
Renate Kahlke recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Centre for Health Education Scholarship at UBC. She completed her PhD in Education, with a focus on health professions education, at the University of Alberta in 2015. She also practiced as a curriculum designer in health professions education at the University of Alberta. Her current research interests lie in exploring the moments in which learners and professionals encounter social pressure to act in ways that are inconsistent with their knowledge and beliefs about what is in the best interests of their patients.
Renate has explored her interest in the social and cultural aspects of learning in the following areas: health advocacy, workplace learning, continuing professional development, critical thinking and community service learning. She also has an interest in exploring qualitative research methods, such as constructivist grounded theory, generic interpretive approaches, and visual elicitation methods.
Jeanie Zeiter is responsible for coordinating Research Unit projects including evidence syntheses, mixed-methods designs and program evaluations. Jeanie supports the preparation and submission of scholarly work for publication, research ethics review and grant applications. She also coordinates the Research Forum — a monthly staff event that showcases Royal College staff research and scholarship.
Jeanie came to the Royal College in 2012 with 20 years of experience working in all phases of the research process, including project management, data collection and analysis, and study development. Her primary areas of research include epidemiology and medical education.