Statement of Mission

The Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME) is a non-profit organization (501c3) dedicated to enhancing the quality of education in medical schools. It is composed of directors of units with responsibility for educational research, evaluation, and program development. The Society promotes: (a) research in medical education, (b) collaboration among its members and with other organizations, (c) professional development for its members and (d) the development of research units in medical education. The Society is an advocate for education research and development in medicine and seeks to influence national research policy.


Advancing Medical Education Through Quality Research



SDRME seeks to advance the field of Medical Education through quality research and program development, to represent a growing number of highly respected collaborating units of research in medical education in North American Medical Schools, and to become an internationally known organization advancing medical education.

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