Research: How to Set Up a Research Project
An academic career in surgery is associated with new discovery, teaching the new generation, and affecting health reform, as well as nurturing personal and professional development. Commencement of an academic career is not clearly defined and can be challenging, thus mentorship is often necessary. This chapter helps to cover the basics of how to start an academic career. It describes how to start a research project and identify topics for new research, including how to develop a protocol and obtain permission to conduct research at the institutional level. In addition, it lists what resources one will need to be successful and how to obtain sources of funding, from governmental grants to private funding. This information is geared toward new faculty in order to help them start an academic career.
KeywordsResearch Study protocol IRB IACUC Funding Career development Grant
- 3.International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use. Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6 (R1). 1996. Accessed November 11, 2015 at http://www.ich.org/products/guidelines/efficacy/efficacy-single/article/good-clinical-practice.html.
- 4.United States Department of Health and Human Services, Code for Federal Regulations. Protection of Human Subjects (Part 46). 2009. Accessed October 23, 2015 at http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/humansubjects/guidance/45cfr46.html.
- 5.United States Department of Health and Human Services, ORRP Reports. Exempt Research and research that may undergo expedited review. 1995. Accessed November 11, 2015 at http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/policy/hsdc95-02.html.
- 6.National Institutes of Health Individual Mentored Career Development Awards Program Evaluation Working Group, National Institutes of Health Individual Mentored Career Development Awards Program. Accessed August 29, 2015 at http://grants.nih.gov/training/K_awards_evaluation_finalReport_20110901.pdf, 2011.
- 7.United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research. Grants and Funding. Accessed November 23, 2015 at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/r03.htm.