Emergency Medicine Critical Care Research Fellowship
Research Fellowship Training Goals
Understand good clinical practices (GCP) as they related to emergency medicine and critical care and human subject research and be able to implement GCP into all aspects of a study design.
Understand and learn the legal and ethical foundations of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process; acquire the practical experience in order to establish quality IRB protocol applications; understand the process and importance of developing a concise hypothesis, research strategy, data management, quality control and organizational/timetable.
Learn how to screen, recruit and enroll study subjects per IRB study protocol and GCP.
Learn how to draft, submit and revise clinical research abstracts and manuscripts for publication.
Understand all aspects of study design in human subject research (patient oriented), from time frame to epidemiologic design: observational studies, cohort studies-retrospective and prospective and randomized clinical trials.
Acquire and assimilate an understanding of clinical research and its integration into routine health care practices as exemplified through the emergency department and intensive care unit paradigm.
Sen-Kuang Hou, MD 8/1/2013-7/31/2014 Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taiwan