Developing Essential Skills in Clinical Research1.25 CME Credits
The course is designed for medical doctors who desire to pursue a career in clinical research in the US. The course will help you develop knowledge on key elements required to be an effective clinical investigator, understand what it takes to become a clinician-investigator, understand the importance of mentorship in your career trajectory, and develop specific skills in writing proposals, crafting scientific papers, and making effective presentations. Our goal is to prepare you to be the best clinician-investigator you can be.
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Introduction to Postgraduate American MedicineNon-accredited
Introduction to Postgraduate American Medicine (IPAM) is a non-accredited course specifically designed for International Medical Graduates seeking postgraduate training in the United States. IPAM is taught by Dr. Kenneth B. Christopher with a focus on thoughtfully preparing international medical graduates for a career in the American health system through test-taking strategies, personal statement writing and CV presentation, application packaging, illumination of the interview process, understanding what training programs want in applicants, obtaining clinical experience in the US, and how to develop a successful career trajectory. Drawing on the expertise of Harvard faculty directly involved in educating medical trainees, this program provides unique insights into the process of attaining a position in an American medical training program.
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Research Methods 101 for the Provider: A Guide to Critical Research Consumption2 CME Credits
Research Methods 101 for the Provider: A Guide to Critical Research Consumption is designed to increase providers’ competence to critically evaluate research by increasing their knowledge of the scientific method, research design, and common biases. Ideally, improvements in knowledge and competence will translate into improvements in clinician performance as they use their understanding of research to provide better care and communication to their patients.