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Timeframe

PGY Year

Activity

Description

Oversight

June/July

PGY1

Introduction to research

Vice Chair for Research introduces research objectives and policies

In conjuction with program leadership, clinical advisors assigned

Vice Chair for Research

Program Leadership

Ongoing

PGY1

Exploration of research interests

Residents meet regularly with clinical advisors to explore research interests.

Residents get involved in small research projects with the guidance and direction of clinical advisor.

Clinical advisor

Ongoing

PGY2-PGY3

Research involvement in early years

In collaboration with clinical and/or research advisor, residents prepare at least one clinical or research paper/abstract for submission each academic year. 

Clinical advisor

Summer

PGY2

Presentation of preliminary research plans

Residents present preliminary research plans to Research Committee, describing possible directions, research advisors being considered, and research pathway committment.

Clinical advisor

Research Committee

Fall

PGY2

Finalize research advisors and planning funding

Residents finalize project and research advisor

 

Clinical advisor

Winter

PGY2

Grant Writing Workshop 

Grant Writing Workshop with Pam Derish 

Vice Chair for Research

May 

PGY2

Presentation of research plans

Residents present update to Research Committee, including overview of research plans, finalized research advisor, plans for funding applications, and a summary of their Specific Aims (prepared during Grant Writing Workshop)

 

Clinical/Research advisors

Research Committee

Fall/Winter

PGY3

Research funding applications

Residents apply for research funding

 

Clinical/Research advisors

March

PGY3

Presentation of finalized research plans

Residents present finalized research plans and funding to Research Committee.

 

Clinical/Research advisors

Research Committee

December

Research Years

Applicant Interviews

Residents present research during Applicant Interviews

Research advisor 

Spring

Research Years

 Research Day

Residents submit abstracts and present their work during annual Resident Research Symposium.

 

Research advisor

Research Committee

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