The CUIMC Emergency Medicine Research Intern Program is seeking interns to join their volunteer 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 in either the Adult or Pediatric Emergency Department (ED).
Attending study-related training sessions and workshops held by supervising Clinical Research Coordinators (RCs)
Mastering study recruitment and enrollment procedures for active research study protocols
Mastering the processes of properly obtaining informed consent and practicing good clinical practice (GCP) in an acute care setting
Screening, pre-consenting, and enrolling potentially eligible patients with supervising RC
Educating patients on the benefits and risks of participating in clinical research
Effectively 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.
Interacting with clinical staff and observe patient care with clinical staff while on shift in Pediatric ED or Adult ED
Must be a current post-baccalaureate pre-medical and/or pre-health student
Part-time, two 5-hour shifts per week with an 8-hour overnight shift every 6 months. There is a one-year commitment to the program.