R & D - Research Projects and Articles by Residents



No progress in medicine is made without relevant clinical research and we are all encouraged and required to submit a project before graduation.

Check out our Research Advice section focused on How You Can Start Your Research Project. You can download and use sample forms, protocols, informed consents, etc.

Aleece Caron, who is the research coordinator for SVCH, will be helping us through monthly sessions starting in September.

Dr.Christie is asking all of us to complete an online education research course provided by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on their website. The registration is free and you need to print a completion certificate after you are done.

I still recall my surprise when I learned that my supervising resident in his "previous life" was a researcher of ED. He published one of the first articles on the Viagra efficacy in no lesser journal than JAMA! The one and only Dr.Khaishgi...

And now more recent events and published articles.

Midterm results of the Ross procedure
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2004;25:925-930
Congratulations to Dr.Mood for his contribution to the pediatric cardiothoracic surgery published in the European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery.

Dr.Skugor and Dr.Burges are preparing something interesting about the CS effect on mortality in C.diff.colitis which we believe is going to be presented during the national annual GI meeting.

And of course thanks to Dr.Kumar and Dr.Sharma we all know how important is to stop smoking when you are morbidly obese and just had bariatric surgery.

Other articles:
Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in lung cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.
N. Sarhill, R. Sawhney, R. Al-Rajabi, A. Kumar, G. Mood, R. Christie, J. Reisman
Proc Am Soc Clin Oncol 22: page 766, 2003

More to come.

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