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Advanced Research Methodology Evaluation and Design (ARMED)

SAEM is proud to bring you the best research course for junior faculty taught by leading experts in academic emergency medicine. The purpose of this course is to arm participants with the fundamental knowledge and skills to design a high quality research project and grant proposal to jumpstart their research career. The course is targeted to assist junior faculty within five years of graduation, fellows, and senior residents who are interested in pursuing a career in research.

Course Information

ARMED will cover everything you need to know to start a research project. Topics may include:

  • Introduction to Research and Development of the Research Question
  • Study designs
  • Retrospective chart reviews
  • Case Control and Cohort studies
  • Randomized controlled trials
  • Survey research
  • Systematic Reviews and meta-analysis
  • Clinical Decision Rules
  • Secondary (Big) Data
  • Introduction to statistics analysis
  • Descriptive and basic statistical tests
  • IRBs
  • Grant Writing
  • Resources
  • Career Development
  • Publication
  • Research Ethics
  • Database Resources
  • Data Management
  • Mentorship

Tuition

$950 with travel and lodging paid by the participant

Application

Each class of participants will have 8-10 members. Interested candidates must submit an application form by the deadline to be considered for the course.

Schedule

September 2017 - May 2018

July 31, 2017Applications Due
August 15, 2017Course Participants Selected
September 13, 2017
2:00 pm (Eastern)
Kickoff MeetingOnline

September 21, 2017

2:00 pm (Eastern)

Design & Statistics: Part 1
How to Adequately Power Your Study
William Meurer, MD, University of Michigan
Online Lecture

October 9, 2017

3:30 pm (Eastern)

How to Draft a Manuscript (optional)
Craig Newgard, MD, MPH, Oregon Health & Sciences University

Optional Online Lecture
October 26, 2017
2:00 pm (Eastern)
Design & Statistics: Part 2
Basics of Sample Size Calculation
Juliana Tolles, MD, MHS, UCLA
Online Lecture
October 28, 2017Live Workshop at ACEP17
Washington, DC
Live Workshop

November 9, 2017

2:00 pm (Eastern)

Design & Statistics: Part 3
Multivariable Regression
Robert Welch, MD, MS, Wayne State University
Online Lecture
November 13, 2017
2:00 pm (Eastern)
Challenges Getting Started In EM Research (optional)
Gloria Kuhn, DO, PhD, Esther Choo, MD, MPH, and Wendy Coates, MD
Optional Online Lecture

NEW DATE: December 11, 2017

2:00 pm (Eastern)

Design & Statistics: Part 4
Quasi-Experimental Designs in Research
Jason Haukoos, MD, MSc, Denver Health Medical Center

Online Lecture

January 2018
Exact Date TBD
Design & Statistics: Part 5
Inferential Statistics for the Medical Researcher
C. Eric McCoy, MD, MPH
Online Lecture
January 9, 2018
2:00 pm (Eastern)
Design & Statistics: Part 6
How to Impress Your Biostats Reviewer
Brian Hiestand, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Online Lecture
Design & Statistics: Part 7
Seeing and Presenting Your Data
David Schriger, MD, UCLA
Online Lecture
February 2018How To Deal With Missing Data
Daniel Nishijima, MD, MAS, University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Online Lecture
February 22, 2018
1:00 pm ET
Significance vs Association
N. Clay Mann, PhD, MS, MBA, University of Utah
Online Lecture
February 24-25, 2018Live Workshop at SAEM Headquarters
Des Plaines, IL
Live Workshop
May 15, 2018Grant Writing Workshop at SAEM18
Indianapolis, IN
Live Workshop

Faculty

Faculty is comprised of experienced researchers in academic emergency medicine, including:

  • Esther Choo, MD, MPH, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Wendy Coates, MD, Harbor-UCLA
  • D. Mark Courtney, MD, Northwestern University
  • Deborah Diercks, MD, MSc, UT Southwestern
  • James Dziura, MPH, PhD, Yale University
  • Jason Haukoos, MD, MSc, Denver Health Medical Center 
  • Brian Hiestand, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Amy Kaji, MD, PhD, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Gloria Kuhn, DO, PhD, Wayne State University
  • Phillip D. Levy, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAHA, FACC, Wayne State University
  • N. Clay Mann, PhD, MS, MBA, University of Utah
  • William Meurer, MD, University of Michigan
  • Craig Newgard, MD, MPH, Oregon Health & Sciences University
  • David Schriger, MD, UCLA
  • Julianna Tolles, MD, MHS, Harbor-UCLA
  • Robert Welch, MD, MS, Wayne State University

 

Contact

Please contact Melissa McMillian with questions at 847-257-7233.