Wednesdays, November 5, 12, 19, December 10* & 17, Simches 3.130, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Sponsored by the MGH Clinical Research Program
James Meigs, MD, MPH, Director, MGH Clinical Research Program's Clinical Effectiveness Research Unit
Clemens Hong, MD, Instructor in Medicine, HMS, Co-Director, MGH Clinical Research Program's Clinical Effectiveness Research Unit
The Clinical Research Program is offering a five-session seminar series on Clinical Effectiveness Research in the fall of 2013. Throughout these sessions, distinguished faculty will take participants step-by-step through the process of designing an outcomes study using MGH clinical care data.
In parallel to didactic teaching, participants will be expected to develop their own projects, obtain Medical Records IRB approval, submit an RPDR query, and present their work for critical feedback by the end of the course.
Essential curriculum content will include: framing a testable hypothesis, developing a testable hypothesis, using MGH clinical care data, using the Research Patient Data Registry and transforming clinical care data into analytic datasets.
Office hours on Medical Records IRB submission and the RPDR will be offered to assist those who need additional guidance.
Please note that there is a moderate amount of work required outside of the classroom for this course. If you register for this course, please make sure you will be able to devote some time outside of class to complete the assignments.
Enrollment is limited to 20 participants to facilitate interaction and individual attention. Application and approval is required. To ensure placement in the course, early registration is recommended.
*The session on Wednesday, December 10th will be a hands-on computer lab. Each participant must bring a laptop to this session (connected to the Partners network) for an RPDR workshop.
To register for this course and/or view a course outline, click Clinical Effectiveness. Please contact Molly Morrow.