APPNA Institute of Clinical Research Training (AICRT)
Aims & Objectives
- To train young physicians in these critical skill sets and cultivate physicians with the knowledge and skill base critical to the conduct of biomedical research, and leadership in any arena of medicine.
- Students will participate in research-focused coursework and training for a [4 – 6 Weeks] condensed program [Certification course] which will be provided by APPNA through APPNA Institute of Clinical Research Training (AICRT) a subsidiary institute under APPNA CIHLME.
- This will allow the students after completion of the course to elect to work in a variety of methodological areas sparking their clinical specialty and research interests.
- To provide medical graduated from Pakistan in the U.S. a platform on training in biomedical research.
- Improve knowledge and skill sets of Clinical and Non Clinical providers to conduct clinical and bench research – Creation of curriculum that may also benefit medical students with improving their CVs.
- Creation of research training opportunities and improving on the learning with Devising a curricula that can be adopted by medical schools and advocacy of the same to improve the quality of graduates in particular coming from Pakistan.
Registration for Research 101: TBA
Registration for Research 102: Online Course for those who have already completed Research 101.
4-6 Week Course Online
- Total of up to 12 sessions; 1-3 hour long
- 8PM Chicago Time using online platform WebEx, GoTo Meetings
- Course will be conducted 2 times a week
- $300 USD/student, a total of 20 students/batch
- 2-3 boot-camps per year at APPNA Spring, Fall and Summer meetings; each boot-camp for 2 days; 8 hour session/day.
- Cost $600 USD/registrant or as required to meet cost
- There will be a limit on minimum no. of registrants for a course to happen
- Registration process can be done through APPNA
Pre-Requisite for Course Research 102
Cost: Online Course $300; Boot Camp $600
Target Population: Undergraduate Students & USMLE Aspirants.
Duration: 4-6 weeks
1.) To improve the research building capacity of medical students and recent graduates.
2.) To provide medical graduates from Pakistan in the U.S. a platform on training in biomedical research.
1.) Learn the importance and relevance of biomedical research.
2.) Learn basic skill sets required to conduct research.
3.) Gain exposure to research.
4.) Receive training in the fundamentals of research and scientific communication.
5.) Improve research, professional, and social skills – inquisitiveness, observation, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, effective communication, and innovation.
6.) We believe that whether or not students actively pursue a career in academic medicine, the skills developed during this program will be critical to their success as a physician and a leader.
December 10-27, 2016
Day One – December 10th: Inauguration 9am to 5pm CST
Day Two – December 17th: 8hrs
Day Three – December 18th: 4hrs
Day Four – December 27th: 8hrs
Research 101 Boot Camp
APPNA 2017 Spring Meeting – TBA
APPNA 2017 Summer Convention – TBA
APPNA 2017 Fall Meeting – TBA
M. Sohail Khan MD; Chair CIHLME, Clinical Asst. Professor Medicine UIC, Chicago
Sharon Foley PhD RD LDN; Asst. Prof – Rush University, Chicago
Jeff Canar PhD; Asst. Prof – Rush University & Northwestern University, Chicago
Rashid Chotani; MD MPH – Washington DC
Umair Shameem; MD MPH – University of Idaho; Boise
Tajwar Amir MD MPH; University of Medicine & Dentistry – New Jersey
Asim Padela MD, MSC; Asst. Prof of Medicine; Bioethics, Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago