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Kaylee Eady photo of Dr. Kaylee Eady
Research Associate and Clinical Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

keady@cheo.on.ca
613-737-7600 Ext. 6034
Research Practice Areas:
Current Research:
Dr. Eady's current research focuses on patient and family engagement in health professions education, health services, program evaluation, and research. 
Biography:
Dr. Eady’s research is grounded in the fields of health professions education and health services. She is experienced in assessment, curriculum and program development, and program evaluation, and has expertise in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods approaches. Her specific research interests include engaging patients and families in health professions education, health services, program evaluation, and research; using participatory and collaborative program evaluation approaches in health professions education; and exploring the use of qualitative approaches and methods in health professions education, program evaluation, and research. Dr. Eady’s doctoral dissertation exemplifies these interests, where she examined health professionals’, patients’, and family members’ perceptions, experiences, and knowledge of family involvement in inpatient traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. This research identified the need for the future creation and investigation of interdisciplinary educational programs to improve stakeholders’ awareness and understanding of family involvement. It also highlighted the need to understand how to operationalize patient- and family-centred philosophy in inpatient rehabilitation settings and close the gap between theory and practice.
Sample Publications:
Moreau, K. A. & Eady, K. (in Press). The involvement of adolescents with chronic health conditions in medical education: An exploratory qualitative study. Hospital Paediatrics.

Eady, K., Moreau, K. A., Horsley, T., & Zemek, R. (2016). Bridging the gap in pediatric concussion management. Paediatrics & Child Health, 21(1), 6-8. PMID: 26941550

Eady, K. & Moreau, K. A. (2015). The promise of a qualitative case study approach for research on caregiver involvement in inpatient traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences, 5(1).

Moreau, K. A. & Eady, K. (2015). Connecting medical education to patient outcomes: The promise of contribution analysis. Medical Teacher, 37(11), 1060-1062. PMID: 26558804

Zemek, R., Eady, K., Moreau, K. A., Farion, K. J., Solomon, B., Weiser, M., & Dematteo, C. (2015). Canadian pediatric emergency physician knowledge of concussion diagnosis and initial management. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 17(2), 115-122. PMID: 25927255
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