Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
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Advance Research Courses

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Instructor(s)

Advanced REDCap: Advanced Techniques for Managing Clinical Data

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Learn to use advanced features of the REDCap database system, including: 1) data dictionary method for creating and editing forms; 2) longitudinal projects and events; 3) study arms and the randomization module; 4) advanced security using data access groups; 5) importing data and using the application programming interface (API); and more!

Thursday, October 3, 2013

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Room 8 Maloney

Dr. Peter Gabriel

Dr. Andy Cucchiara

NIH Grant Writing Strategies

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Learn tips and strategies for NIH grant writing success, such as selecting the best funding institute and/or study section to review your proposal and techniques for selling your scientific ideas to reviewers. Dr. Michael Marks, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Dr. Leslie King, Grant Editor from the School of Veterinary Medicine, will teach this class.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

12:00pm - 1:30pm

104 Stellar Chance

Dr. Michael Marks

Dr. Leslie King

Managing Clinical Data using REDCAP (Research Electronic Data Capture)

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Do you have multiple versions of your research data stored on thumb drives, your home and office computers, and your e-mail inbox? Have you ever wasted time collecting data in a format that your statistician can't use? If so, this class is for you! REDCAP is a web-based database freely available at Penn Medicine. The expert instructors will teach you introductory and advanced features of this information system to help you improve your research data management.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

3:30pm - 5:00pm

TBA

Class registration is limited to 25 people

Dr. Peter Gabriel

Dr. Andy Cucchiara

Before You Write: Pre-Grant Writing Strategies for Success Panel

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Learn strategies to make your NIH proposals more effective, including: Creating a writing timeline (i.e., allowing ample time for writing and re-writing); focusing on preliminary data; and setting up key collaborations. Dr. Leslie King, Grant Editor from the School of Veterinary Medicine and Kate Musselman, Grant Editor and Scientific Writer from the Office of Research Program Development in PSOM, will teach this class

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

12:00pm - 1:30pm

09-146 Smilow CTR

 

Kate Musselman

Dr. Leslie King