Global Qualitative Health Research

Global Qualitative Health Research


Critical Issues in Qualitative Health Research
May 17th


This one-day Special Interest Group (SIG) session will be held on Wednesday, May 17th, at the 12th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 17-20, 2017

The one day seminar will focus on Critical issues in Qualitative Health Research.

We will address such topics as:

Does the context of health (and illness) related research require or force the adaptation of qualitative methods?

Is qualitatively-derived theory clinically useful?

How do (and can) results of qualitative health research influence education, policy, and practice?

Developing partnerships and teamwork in health related qualitative inquiry.

Are practice-based evidence and qualitative health research a good fit?

Abstracts will be submitted to the ICQI and marked GQHR SIG.

Participants register for the full conference (There is no additional fee for the GQHR session, but workshops on Thursday May 19th are an additional fee).

Contact: Vanessa Shannon,

Abstracts must be 150 words or less.
Each submission should clearly specify:  GQHR SIG
Proposals that are not accepted by the SIG will be considered for inclusion in the general Congress.