Scholarly Concentrations

Scholarly Concentrations


Biomedical Research

This concentration looks to engage the scientific curiosity of students in basic and clinical sciences and begin to develop their potential as physician scientists. At the end of this program, students will have acquired the tools essential to undertake, and critically evaluate, clinical and basic science research. Students will be prepared to continue their development as clinical or basic physician scientists during their residency and beyond.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • Year I Course (Fall): Experimental Design, Bio-statistic, Responsible Conduct in Research

    Participate in the regular meetings of the concentration
  • Year I (Fall-Spring): Identify research mentor and write a proposal. Participate in the regular meetings of the concentrations
  • Year I (Summer): Work on the foundation of your research project

Year 2

  • Participate in the regular meetings of the concentration
  • Present your work-in-progress at the regular meetings of the concentration as well as consider submitting it for presentation at the annual Scholarly Concentration Symposium in the fall
  • Present your work at USF Research Day in February
  • Continue to stay in touch with your mentor and to work on your project

Year 3

  • Participate in the regular meetings of the concentration as time allows
  • Analyze your data and prepare outline of a manuscript
  • Use elective time to possible conclude or expand the research project

Year 4

  • Participate in the regular meetings of the concentration as time allows
  • Use the elective time to possibly conclude or expand the research project
  • Submit manuscript
  • Present your final work at a regular meeting of the concentration

Faculty Leadership

Directors

Ingrid Bahner, PhD
Ibahner@health.usf.edu

Dawn Shocken, MPH
dshock1@health.usf.edu

Charurut Somboonwit, MD
csomboon@health.usf.edu