Part-time, Volunteer, Intern, Emergency Medicine

January 31, 2022

Mon., Dec. 20

The CUIMC Emergency Medicine Research Intern Program

Position Description
The CUIMC Emergency Medicine Research Intern Program is seeking interns to join their program which provides basic clinical research experience for pre-health professionals through hands-on training and exposes pre-health professionals to an acute clinical care setting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attending study-related training sessions and workshops held by supervising Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs)
  • Obtaining and retaining study-related information that allows RIs to accurately screen, pre-consent and enroll potentially eligible patients with supervising CRC
  • Educating patients on the benefits and risks of participating in clinical research
  • Collaborating and communicating with research and clinical staff
  • Ensuring that compliance, patient confidentiality, and ethical obligations are met
  • Interacting with Principal Investigators (PIs) and other departments by attending program-exclusive lectures, health fairs, training, workshops, etc.
  • Observing patient care with clinical staff while on shift in Pediatric ER or Adult ER

Position Requirements

  • Must be a Columbia post-baccalaureate and/or pre-health student

Time Commitment
Part-time, with two 4-hour shifts per week and one overnight shift per semester with a one-year commitment.