Fellows are expected to develop a knowledge base in the
proposed research area, develop a research project, gain
necessary research skills, collect data, publish research
findings, and become familiar with the grant submission
process. He or she will participate in the planning, data
collection, and analysis of clinical and/or research projects.
Faculty will select individual fellows and encourage and
supervise their participation in clinical research. Interested
fellows will be encouraged and supported in the development
of projects and studies.
Time will be made available, for research at our program
or at an appropriate extramural site.
Fellows will develop an adequate knowledge base and an
enthusiastic interest in the areas of basic and clinical
science that relate to Cardiovascular Medicine.
A formal course, Principles of Research Design (16 weeks,
one hour per week) is provided. Attendance is mandatory
for all Fellows. In addition, a series of didactic discussions
of basic science topics will be presented during Rounds
and at conferences. Opportunities will be provided for
Fellows to participate in the regular research conferences
of the Division and of the monthly joint research
conference of the Division and the Department of
Anatomy and Cell Biology.
Further Information also at Howard Gilman Institute of Heart Disease.