Mission Statement for Resident Research at McLaren Oakland
To create and foster a clinical and educational environment where students, residents and fellows can study, analyze and publish on medical sciences and discoveries at McLaren Oakland and Regional Medical Center
To provide McLaren Oakland trainees with the basic elements and skill sets that are required to conduct clinical studies of individual and aggregate patient data.
To implement educational activities, including but not limited to didactics and hands-on experience that will teach our trainees how to design and implement clinical research as well as how to do conduct medical literature write up and critique.
To create links and collaborations within our educational programs as well as with other educational institutions.
To involve program directors and teaching faculty members in enriching and enhancing the research experience of our trainees.
To provide teaching faculty members who are interested in clinical research with the tools necessary to help them and their trainees design and implement clinical research.
To obtain internal and external grants to enhance the clinical research at our institution.
McLaren Oakland (McLaren Oakland) allows and encourages participation in biomedical and clinical research programs involving human subjects as well as the development of devices or products for human use. All such research conducted at McLaren Oakland shall be governed by relevant Bioethics Committee policies and reviewed by the hospital’s contracted Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Scholarly activity is a component of the core curricula for all residency programs. As such, it is incumbent upon all graduate medical students to engage in at least some research activity. The nature and degree of this activity is subject to the wishes of both the accrediting agencies and your residency director.
The interdisciplinary Committee shall determine the appropriateness of a proposed research study in relation to hospital resources and determine whether the research conforms to community standards for the conduct of research.
All research must abide by Federal regulations governing research involving human subjects (45 CFR Part 46; 21 CFR Parts 50 and 56).