Seminar in Clinical Research
The Seminar in Clinical Research provides a forum for presenting and discussing ongoing research projects and methodology in patient-oriented research. Assigned readings are drawn from contemporary literature and works in progress of participants and guest speakers from various disciplines. Topics vary from semester to semester, depending on the interests and research needs of the participants. Relevant topics include: NIH and federal funding process, obtaining pilot grants, writing and speaking skills, adjustments for comorbidity, clinical guideline implementation, qualitative methods, and issues in quality improvement, among others.