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Phase III

Research Track Syllabus​​​​

Research Track Goals
  1. Graduates will have the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to be lifelong, self-directed learners.
  2. Foster student development of an identity as a physician capable of being involved with and completing research efforts.
  3. Graduates will acquire the knowledge and skills to successfully complete the components of a research project including:
    1. Identification of a health care related scientific questions
    2. Participation in data collection and analysis
    3. Oral dissemination of scientific information
    4. Written dissemination of scientific information

Phase III Goals:
  1. Describe the goals and structure for Phase IV of the Research Track.
  2. Gain experience reading and assessing scientific posters and oral presentations.

Requirements Phase III​
  1. Students will be asked to act as a judge for other student’s research presentations at the annual Health Sciences Center Research Day. This will occur during the Phase III January ICC. This will occur on January 11, 2021.
Additional Resources:
HEALTH SCIENCE LIBRARY - the Research Track program has librarian who can help with research for the background sections of proposals and with systematic reviews. Librarians can assist with:
  • Problem identification and focus
  • Question formulation
  • Search strategy
  • Identifying resources for literature review
  • Organizing and managing citations
  • Manuscript style requirements
  • Scouting journals for publication
Research Track students can contact the librarian to schedule a FREE individual consultation. Most consultations are scheduled for an hour and provide training and help in customizing your research strategy for PubMed, Google Scholar, or other resources such as EMBASE (European and international medical journals), Cochrane Library (evidence based systematic reviews), genetic/molecular biology or legal/historical/ethics resources. After the initial consultation librarians are available via email, phone or in person for follow up.

Basic Biomedical Science Research Wladimir Labeikovsky​, PhD (303-724-2114)
Clinical Research Kristen DeSanto, MSLS, MS, RD, AHIP (303-724-2121) 
Global Health John D Jones, Jr, MSIS (303-724-2117) 
Humanities & Social Sciences Lilian Hoffecker, PHD, MLS (303-724-2121)
Public Health & Epidemiology Ben Harnke​, MLIS (303-724-2146)
Students can also contact the Library via the Ask Us! link on the Library’s homepage. Please provide information on your research topic or identify your thematic area as part of your Ask Us! request.

The campus writing center is an excellent resource to help you with your rough and final draft papers. The writing center is available as follows:
  •  Anschutz Medical Campus, Health Sciences Library 1204,
    • Tuesday through Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m
    • Sun 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • Auraria Campus, First floor of the Auraria Library
    • Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Friday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    • Sunday 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • Online Drop BoxThe Online Drop Box is an asynchronous service whereby students submit a document and receive feedback in about four business days.  CU Anschutz students might be especially interested in our Principles of Scientific Writing handout.  More handouts available on the How-To Guides page.​

Biostatistical support - The Research Consulting Laboratory is available for teaching on statistical approaches without charge to Research Track students (look under MSA clinics). Please be sure to identify yourself as a Research Track/MSA student.