​Jointly hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation, The Graduate School of Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Research Division of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. 

Concepts in Biomedical Research Methodologies and Clinical Research

Monday, 27 October to Tuesday, 11 November 
Weekdays from 3.30pm to 5.30pm 
Refreshments and Registration from 3pm 
Hajar Auditorium, HMC Education Center 
(Lectures on 30 October and 2 November ONLY will be held at the Millennium Hotel, Simsima Ballroom)

This 12 session, introductory-level course will introduce participants to the fundamentals of biomedical and clinical research methodologies. Enrollment is open to clinical, academic and research staff with an interest in biomedical or clinical research, from across any of the Academic Health System partner organizations. Registration is free and space will be assigned on a first come, first
served basis. This course is eligible for CE credits. 
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Course Schedule

27 October 
 Fundamentals of Research Methodology, Logic and Study Design 
• Fundamentals of Epidemiology and Concepts in Research 
28 October​
• Framework for Clinical Practice: Evidence- Based Medicine 
• Biostatistics in Biomedical Research I
29 October 
• Biostatistics in Biomedical Research II 
• Starting a Clinical Research Project within an Academic Health Center
30 October
• Choosing a Design Study 1 
• Choosing a Study Design II 
2 November 
• Health Services Research 
• Fundamentals of Health Information Technology
3 November
• Translational Informatics 
• Healthcare Quality and Safety
4 November 
• Analysis of Basic Research Papers 
• Analysis of Clinical Research Papers
5 November
• Responsible Conduct of Research I: General Aspects and Ethics 
• Responsible Conduct of Research II: Animal and Human Research
6 November 
• Concepts in Translational Research 
• Inter-disciplinary Community-Based Scientific Research
9 November
• Preparation of Research Proposals & Presentations: Art of Public Speaking
10 November 
• Team Building and the Role of Collaborative Science 
• Fundamental Aspects of Discovering New Funding Sources
Drug Development and the Role of Technology Transfer 
Career Development Opportunities for Scientists 
• Summary of Concepts: Questions and Answers​