Possible Goals for the Elective
Working on/completing an existing project
Meeting mentors, program directors about research interests
Tips for a Productive Research Block
Contact mentors you want to meet now so you can meet with them during your block
If you need biostatistics help, Harvard Catalyst provides 3-10 hours a year of free help so put in a request nowto schedule a meeting/call during your block https://catalyst.harvard.edu/services/biostatsconsult/
Research Patient Data Registry (RPDR): centralized clinical data registry from Mass General Brigham and isgreat resource for a study. RPDR tutorial: https://rpdrssl.partners.org/RpdrWorkGroup/tutorial & for additional help (RPDRHelp@partners.org)
REDCap: great way to store data and is a free resource. To learn more https://rc.partners.org/kb/article/2723
Limited funds are available for residents for research and can be used for statistical or meta-analysis software or reference management. If you need these tools for your research consider ordering now and placing a reimbursement request. Funding application form
Research Elective Requirements
In addition to working with a mentor and independently, there are several requirements during this rotation.
Complete the Research Elective Form: Research Elective Form
Contacts For Research Elective
Kathleen Corey, M.D. – APD for Clinical and Translations Research/Research Elective Director
Paula Prout – Admin for Clinical and Translations Research, MGH DOM Residency Program
Please feel free to contact Dr. Corey at Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns before, after or during your block!
Research Elective Information
Welcome to Research Elective! We are excited to have you start and want to make this a productive and fun block for you!
The purpose of the research elective is to allow you time to develop, pursue, or complete a research project.