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Research Certification Curriculum

Date Time Link Session Description Speakers
January 13 12:15 pm - 12:50 pm Not Recorded Importance of Research/ Role and Roadmap to be a Physician Scientist
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss importance of research, role of physician scientist in development of medicine. It will also discuss about various career pathway for participants interested in research and academics.
Scott Strome, MD
January 13 12:50 pm - 2:00pm Introduction to Clinical Research
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss about various aspects of clinical research and its importance in clinical practice. It will also discuss what makes good research as well as components of scientific paper.
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD
February 3   February Recording Link Mentor and Mentorship
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss about various aspects of mentorship. It will discuss about finding mentor, role of mentor in mentee’s career, how to be a good mentee etc. It will also discuss about developing inter and intra-departmental collaboration.
John Jefferies, MD
February 3   Developing Effective Research Collaboration
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss about importance of collaboration within and outside of UTHSC. It will also discuss about developing inter and intra-departmental collaboration as well as finding good collaborators.
John Jefferies, MD 
February 3   Introduction to Mentors    
March 09 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm March Recording Link Starting Your Project: Forming hypothesis, designing a trial, Background data, randomization, cohort select etc.
Lecture Description
This lecture will guide participants on steps to start any research project: forming hypothesis, designing a trial, Background data, randomization, cohort select, etc.
Jim Dale, MD
March 09 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Searching the Literature/End Note
Lecture Description
This lecture will guide participants on steps to start any research project: forming hypothesis, designing a trial, Background data, randomization, cohort select, etc. 
Alexandria Quesenberry, MS 
March 09   Project Assignment. Discussion of projects. Validity. (with Mentors)    
April 13 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm  April Recording  Link Navigating Through IRB: application, trainings, policies, regulations etc.
Lecture Description
This lecture will help participants about different types of IRB approval, components of each. How to stay within regulation and other aspects of IRB application
Cameron Barclay, MSA, CIP
April 13  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  April Recording Link

Study Designs: Which one is right for my study?

Lecture Description
This lecture aims to educate participant son selecting right study design in regards to research question and statistical analysis.
Daniel T. Dibaba, PhD, MPH 
April 13      Practical session with aid to application to IRB     
May 11    May Recording Link Biomedical Informatics at UTHSC/ Major data sources available at UTHSC 
Lecture Description
This lecture will inform participants regarding Biomedical informatics department at UTHSC and major data sources available to use in research.
R. L. Davis, MD 
June 08 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm  June Recording Link Why We Do Clinical Trials?
Lecture Description
This lecture talks about why we do clinical trials at UTHSC.
Karen C Johnson, MD
June 08 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm   June Recording Link How to Summarize Data and Do Initial Analysis
Lecture Description
This lecture will guide participants on data collection and summarization in appropriate format. It will also give overview or some initial statistical calculations. 
Jeff Metter, MD 
July 13 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm July Recording Link Introduction to Epidemiology and Epidemiological studies
Lecture Description
This lecture aims to introduce participants to epidemiological terms and concepts.
Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD
July 13 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm July Recording Link  Intro to Biostatistics: Hypothesis and Statistical Testing
Lecture Description
This lecture will provide introduction to biostatistics and few other aspects of data analysis. 
R. Dhanireddy, MD
August 10 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm August Recording Link Working with Databases
Lecture Description
This will be an introductory lecture for participants who are working with data bases.
Keiichi Sumida, MD, MPH, PhD
August 10 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm   August Recording Link  Introduction to Systemic Review/Meta-Analysis
Lecture Description
This will educate participants to steps of systemic review or meta-analysis as well as strength and limitation of both types of studies 
Daniel T. Dibaba, PhD, MPH
August 10     Small group discussions on working with databases   Multiple faculty
September 14 12:05 pm - 12:50 pm    Scientific Writing: Components of a good scientific paper
Lecture Description
This lecture will focus on good quality scientific writing. The speaker will discuss about writing various components of scientific paper as well as help and resources available at UT for this purpose.
Amanda Susan Clarke, PhD
September 14 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm September Recording Link   Preparing Your Manuscripts: Replying to reviewers’ comments
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss about manuscript preparation as well as response to reviewers comments, etc.
Ankush Gosain, MD
October 12 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm October Recording Link Biomedical Information Management or Why It Is Okay to Ignore Most of the Research Results. Ethics and Merits in Research
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss on reporting results as well as ethics in research.
Helmut Steinburg, MD 
October 12 1:05 pm - 2:00 pm  October Recording Link Structure of Scientific Presentation
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss various types of presentations and guidance on preparation for them.
Ivan Gerling, PhD 
November 9 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm    Critical Review of the Literature 
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss various types of presentations and guidance on preparation for them.
Ankush Gosain, MD 
November 9 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm     Submission to Scientific Journal/ Conferences: Editors/ Reviewers perspective. Panel discussion. 
Lecture Description
This panel discussion will involve editors, journal reviewers discussing about various reasons for paper acceptance as well as rejection.
 
December 14     Life as a Physician Scientist. Where from here?
Lecture Description
This lecture will discuss on what other steps participants can take or pursue to reach their goal of being physician scientist.
Faculty Panel
December 14      Concluding Thoughts/Remarks   Dipen Kadaria, MD 

 

Workshop/Practical: Participants will present their works to course faculties.

Last Published: Nov 16, 2020