Multidisciplinary training program for emergency medicine clinical research

Oregon Health & Science University is now recruiting scholars for a two-to-three-year multidisciplinary training program in emergency medicine clinical research. The Oregon Emergency Medicine K12 is a multidisciplinary clinical research program that aims to produce highly qualified emergency medicine researchers with expertise in research fundamentals and the skills required for success as academic clinicians and leaders. By the end of the training period, each scholar will be well-prepared to serve as an independent clinical researcher.

Scholar Benefits:
Scholars will have 75% protected time for up to 3 years to develop their research careers. Training will include a didactic program leading to a Masters of Clinical Research (scholars who already have an equivalent degree will work with their mentor team to develop an individualized course of study); a mentored research experience including designing and conducting research studies, preparing manuscripts, and grant writing, and a tailored professional faculty development experience. Financial support includes partial salary support, plus up to $55,000 per year for tuition and research expenses.

Eligibility:

  • Scholars should be at the level of assistant professor or higher.
  • Be physicians or clinicians with a doctoral degree such as PharmD, DNP, etc. with a demonstrated interest in emergency medicine research. Scholars may come from a variety of backgrounds, including emergency medicine, cardiology, pulmonary/critical care, hematology, trauma surgery, pediatrics, nursing, pharmacy, and others.
  • Be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the U.S., or be lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
  • Not be or have been a Principal Investigator on an R01 or R21 award or on a component of a Program Project (P01), Center grant (P50, P60, or U54), mentored career development (K-series) grant, or other equivalent research grant awards.

To Apply:
Email your curriculum vitae and a brief description (one page or less) of your career goals and research objectives by September 4, 2012 to:

Program Administrator: Tahroma Alligood, MPH - 503 494-4566
Principal Investigator and Director: Robert A. Lowe, MD MPH

OHSU and this program’s faculty are committed to the recruitment, training, and retention of individuals from diverse backgrounds without discrimination based on gender, race, or ethnicity.

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