Research Skills for Academic Health Professionals Course Descriptions
Research Skills for Academic Health Professionals 1
This course is designed to introduce medical faculty to concepts and processes involved in medical and educational research. Topics covered include asking quality research questions, searching the literature, research design, human subjects protection and successful writing. Students will develop a research question, choose a study design, develop applicable data collection instruments and submit their required project proposal for institutional review. Offered each fall.
Research Skills for Academic Health Professionals 2
This course builds on the basic concepts and processes from the introductory course. Topics covered include critical appraisal of the literature, biostatistics, data analysis and evidence-based medicine journal clubs. Continuing the research project developed in Research Skills for Health Professionals 1, students will gather, analyze and present the resultant data and will prepare a written report. Offered each spring.