Training in research is an integral part of the program, and fellows can work with any researcher in the Medical College community. In addition to the conferences described above, all second-year fellows are required to take a two-month course in Research Study Design. Interested fellows are encouraged to pursue Masters Degrees from the MCW Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in their areas of academic concentration, such as physiology, pharmacology, epidemiology and biostatistics, or bioethics. Tuition is paid by the department of Pediatrics as a taxable benefit. Accommodations for class work are made in the clinical schedules of second- and third-year fellows.
Opportunities for Scholarly Activity
The fellow will participate in a structured core curriculum in scholarly activities.
The fellow will engage in a scholarly project under the supervision of a Scholarship Oversight
The fellow will complete one of the following specific work products approved by the SOC
o Peer-reviewed publication in which the fellow played a substantial role
o An in-depth manuscript describing a completed project
o A thesis or dissertation written in pursuit of an advanced degree
o An extramural grant application that has either been accepted or favorably reviewed
o A progress report for projects of exceptional complexity
Opportunities available at MCW for fulfillment of requirements:
Additional scholarship/educational opportunities:
Teaching of residents and medical students in both formal and informal settings
Clinical facilitator for Medical School Biochemistry course
Resident ward teaching
Preceptor for Medical School Bioethics and Palliative Medicine course
Transport Education Sessions
Mock code leader
Abstracts and Publications
Our faculty and fellows are involved in a wide variety of research endeavors and other scholarly activities. A listing of recent publications from faculty and fellows can be seen here.