Part-time, Volunteer, Research Intern, Emergency Medicine

October 28, 2022
11:59 PM

Thurs., Oct. 6

The CUIMC Emergency Medicine Research Intern Program

Position Description
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).

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

Position Requirements

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

Time Commitment
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.