Research & Scholarship
The Objectives for Research for FRCPC EM Residents are:
- Be good consumers of research – both in terms of being able to find literature and resources relevant to their clinical practice as well as the ability to critically appraise this literature.
- Be able to complete a quality assurance or research project in whatever setting they happen to be working in.
- Be able to produce a scholarly project worthy of publication and presentation.
This is achieved with the folowing:
Completion of the emergency medicine research curriculum which teaches research design, planning, ethics, management, analysis and critical appraisal. By the end of this course the residents will be competent at appraising research articles and will have produced their own unique systematic review (Bestbet).
In PGY2 Residents complete their EMS Curriculum and CQI Curriculum. They are expected to complete a scholarly project in one of the following areas:
- CQI – EMS
- CQI – Other
- Other Research Project
- Other Scholarly Work that is approved by the program
Other Research Involvement
Residents may choose to be involved in other research endeavors once they have completed their basic research training in PGY1. It is strongly recommended that any research projects be vetted by the Program Research Director to ensure that there is adequate supervision.