Charo Rodriguez

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charo.rodriguez [at] (Charo Rodriguez, MD, PhD)

Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine

Charo Rodríguez completed her studies in Medicine at the University of Alicante, Spain, in 1983. She obtained an MSc in Public Health (Management) at the University of Valencia, Spain, in 1992, and completed a PhD in Public Health (Health Care Organization) at the University of Montreal in 2001. After a CIHR-awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Faculties of Medicine and Management at McGill University, she was appointed at the McGill Department of Family Medicine in 2003, where she currently is Associate Professor.

Dr. Rodríguez’s research program includes two main streams: organizational studies in healthcare organizations and medical education. She was awarded Research Scholar by the Fonds de recherche du Quebec en santé (FRQS) from 2004 to 2016. She was also awarded the 2013-2014 Cruess Faculty Scholarship in Medical Education. Since 2015, she is Director of the Family Medicine Educational Research Group (FMER), and Director of the MSc in Family Medicine – Medical Education option.

Dr. Rodríguez regularly teaches graduate courses, seminars and workshops in qualitative methodologies in health. She was included in the Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Honor List for Educational Excellence in spring 2015.

Research Interests: Professional and organizational identity, medical education, power, organizational discourse, inter-organizational and interprofessional collaboration, information technology implementation processes in health care organizations.

Keywords: Organizational Discourse, Information Technology, Identity, Inter-Organizational Collaboration, Medical Education, Qualitative Research Methodologies.

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