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University of Pittsburgh Clinical Research Scholars Program Selection of the Scholars Wishwa N. Kapoor, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Institute for Clinical Research Education. Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Scholars Program. Objective:

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Multidisciplinary clinical research scholars program

University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars ProgramSelection of the Scholars Wishwa N. Kapoor, M.D., M.P.H.Director,Institute for Clinical Research Education


Multidisciplinary clinical research scholars program

Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Scholars Program

  • Objective:

    • Stimulate multidisciplinary clinical research training and education

    • Enhance career development of early investigators from multiple disciplines, specialties and subspecialties

    • Establish a critical mass of national Programs devoted to developing an integrated, multidisciplinary and diverse workforce


Training future leaders in clinical research

Training Future Leaders in Clinical Research

  • Elements

    • Didactic: study design, statistics, informatics, ethics, grant writing, team leaderships and management, grant writing

    • Research: innovative ways of using multiple disciplines to study an important health problem

      • Use the expertise of multiple disciplines

      • Team mentoring by multiple disciplines

    • Shared Clinical Research Support Facility


University of pittsburgh clinical research scholars program

University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars Program

  • Based in the Schools of the Health Science

    • Medicine, GSPH, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Rehab

  • Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee

    • Senior investigators from all of the Schools

  • Training

    • CRTP, additional new courses

  • Multidisciplinary Research based in Centers and Institutes

  • Team Mentoring

  • Shared Clinical Research Support Facility developed by CRHC

  • Evaluation


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University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars Program

  • MAC—Senior investigators from all of the Schools

    • Representatives from all of the Schools of the Health Sciences, GCRC, Center for Minority Health, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies; represents 20 disciplines

    • Meets monthly and guides direction, focus and components:

      • Select Scholars

      • Review, monitor and recommend changes in curriculum

      • Approve the individually customized training program for Scholars

      • Monitoring and evaluation of each Scholar

      • Monitoring and evaluation of effectiveness of the program

    • Participate in biannual review of each Scholar’s progress report and their plans

  • Executive Committee


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University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars Program

  • Training: CRTP, additional new courses

    • CRTP is well established and provides an MS in Clinical Research

    • Additional courses:

      • Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills

      • Best Practices in Clinical Research

      • Leadership, Team Building and Innovation Seminars

    • Individualized advanced educational program: availability of other MS/MPH degrees, PhD degrees and courses in Schools of the Health Sciences


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University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars Program

  • Research based in Centers and Institutes

    • Provide a 5 year proposal with sections similar to the NIH guidelines

    • Provide details of what would be accomplished during 2 years and how it will be used to develop further grants

  • Provide details of K application or other grant proposals to continue research


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University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars Program

  • Team mentoring

    • 2 or more disciplines, specialties and subspecialties

    • Integrated joint mentoring

    • Project should demonstrate the importance of input from multiple disciplines

      • Projects require the skill sets of mentors from different disciplines

      • Mentors meet together with sufficient frequency to make important contributions to the mentee’s research

      • Mentors communicate regularly with the mentee and each other

    • Letters must show strong evidence of team approach and integration of the disciplines in research


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University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars Program

  • Support

    • Scholar salary: 75-100% support for 2 years

    • Research Project: up to $25 K per year

    • Shared Clinical Research Core: epi, biostat, data management expertise

    • Travel, tuition, fees and books

    • Support development of grants


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University of PittsburghClinical Research Scholars Program

  • Applications will be reviewed in terms of

    • Background and clinical training

    • Have the ‘fire in the belly’ for clinical research

    • The proposed research training program will help them develop into an independent investigators

    • Evidence is provided that team mentoring will work

    • Have been able to describe a research plan that is interesting, innovative and feasible and involves multiple disciplines to make it happen

    • There is a strong research environment and strong commitment to the candidate


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