Research, Scholarly Activity and Innovation Section
Resident Research and Scholarly Activity: A Primer (2021)
This primer is written for those who supervise or engage in EM resident research and other scholarly activities, including retrospective chart review and prospective research studies. Special attention is paid to study design, practical aspects of research implementation, common methods for dissemination of research findings, and funding available to EM resident researchers. Common pitfalls for resident researchers are addressed, including challenges in developing and executing resident-level scholarly activities. Emergency care research fellowships are also described.
Emergency Care Research: A Primer (2012)
This primer is written for novice investigators, offering an introduction to emergency care research with a hands-on guide to initiating, completing, and disseminating emergency care research. Chapters in this primer include how to define emergency care research, how to identify an appropriate research topic, how to find a mentor, key issues and training in emergency care research, the basics of grant writing and presentation of research results, keys to getting published, the top 10 commandments of emergency care research, and how to start a research career.