Research Review and Notes Appreciative Inquiry as a Method for Health Research: An Annotated Bibliography

ABSTRACT

While Appreciative Inquiry (AI) has its origins in the field of organizational development, it has since been applied to the health care setting and in medical research to better understand phenomena, improve the processes of care, and engage community members in the research process. The purpose of this review is to condense the literature on the application of AI to medical research into a useful summary and discuss potential future applications in medical research.

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Author: Rebecca Mullen

Rebecca Mullen is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She provides broad-spectrum clinical care and serves as an educator in the family medicine residency. Her research interests include patient and community engagement, social determinants of health, and practice transformation. Contact: rebecca.mullen@ucdenver.edu

 

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Author: Matthew Simpson

Matthew Simpson is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He teaches family medicine residents and provides clinical care to his patients. He is also the associate director for the Colorado Research Network (CaReNet), a practice-based research network of primary care clinics focused on delivering care to medically underserved patients. Contact: Matthew.simpson@ucdenver.edu

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Author: Mary Fisher

Mary Fisher works with the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado. She currently works as the project coordinator for the SNOCAP Practice-Based Research Networks based out of the Department of Family Medicine. She has 5 years of experience working in community health programming and nutrition. Mary holds a BS in Dietetics and MPH from the Colorado School of Public Health.  Contact: mary.fisher@ucdenver.edu

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Author: Tristen Hall

Tristen Hall is a senior professional research assistant at the University of Colorado Department of Family Medicine, and a PhD student in Health & Behavioral Sciences. She has ten years of experience conducting public health and health care research and program evaluation. She currently conducts qualitative data collection and analysis related to primary care practice transformation and community-academic partnerships. Contact: Tristen.Hall@ucdenver.edu

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