Request for Research Credits During Preclerkship
Research During Pre-Clerkship OST 599
What is Research?
After formalizing an agreement with a research mentor, students must request approval of the proposed research project from the Associate Dean of Research & Graduate Studies for enrollment in OST 599 – Biomedical Research 2-3 credits (6 – 9 hours research effort/work per week per semester--18 credits maximum). Use the MSUCOM Research Mentor website to find a research mentor.
1) rovide (>250 words) and describe your role on the research project and how your participation will enhance the project.
2) provide or letter with a description of the project and details regarding the student’s role on the project and the source of funding for the project, if it is funded, and what funds if any, will be received for your participation in the project. This must be sent to Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies (firstname.lastname@example.org).he Research Mentor
3) Student must provide
4) Student must providenumber of hours of participation in the project per week as well as the beginning and end dates (normally this will be one semester).
5) Students must provideLetter (from the research mentor) if the research involves Human Subjects.
6) Students receive a certificate for completion of this training and must provide an electronic copy to the Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies (J. Justin McCormick /email@example.com).
7) Students must provideApproval Letter (from the research mentor)
Provide a narrative report of 1-2 paragraphs indicating what you did in qualitative and quantitative terms, e.g., “I examined 250 charts of previous patients that had condition XX and recorded how many of them had a high score on Y, but exhibited a low score on Z, etc.” Indicate the relevance of these findings to the hypothesis that the Investigator is addressing.In the light of your research, what in your opinion is the next step(s) in the research project? How many hours a week did you actually spend on the project?
10) providehe Research Mentor
1) Did the student actively participate in the research project you assigned him/her?
2) Did they carry out the research in as you expected?
3) Did they put in the hours they had agreed to?
4) Were you satisfied with the student?
5) Based on this experience, are you willing to have other medical students participate in short-term projects with you?
Email all information to: J. Justin McCormick firstname.lastname@example.org