The University of Miami offers education and training to help researchers find funding, write grants, navigate federal agencies and private foundations, learn about shared facilities, and collaborative opportunities." Please visit the education & training calendar
to see this month's offerings, or click on one of the topics below to jump down to the course descriptions for that area.
Workshops & Seminars
Name of the Course
Find Funding: Navigating InfoEd SpinPlus
Presenters: Computer-Based Learning (CBL)
Course description:The participants will learn how to use the SpinPlus system to locate funding opportunities.
Educational Format:Online Class
Learning Objectives: After completing this module, learners will be able to utilize the InfoEd SpinPlus System as a tool to find funding opportunities.
Class time:30 minutes
Who should attend? New investigators, new administrators and/or anyone looking for funding.
How do I register?Visit ULearn. If you do not have access to ULearn, please contact ResEDU@med.miami.edu.
Write Winning Grants
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Russell
Course description:This seminar addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to the proposal-writing process.
Educational Format:Live Class
Learning Objectives: Learner will identify the important aspects of the proposal-writing process.
Class time: 1 day
Who should attend?New and seasoned investigators.
How do I register? Visit ULearn. If you do not have access to ULearn, please contact ResEDU@med.miami.edu.
| Discovery Science Grand Rounds|
Presenter: UM Faculty Members
Course description:The Discovery Science Grand Rounds are designed to increase awareness of scientific achievements at the Miller School and highlight the importance of basic science discoveries. Topics will focus on fields of exceptional significance and novelty with a broad interdisciplinary interest. Only UM faculty members are invited to present.
Educational Format:Live Class
Learning Objectives: Learners will have an increased knowledge of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine scientific achievements.
Class time: 1 hour
Who should attend? Investigators and Administrators
How do I register? No Registration required. Those who cannot attend can view the event via live webcast at http://med.miami.edu/webcast
Navigating the Institutes of Health
Navigating the National Science Foundation
Comparative Effectiveness Research Survey Course
|Presenter: Tufts University|
Course description: This new, unique Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) survey course aims to educate anyone interested in learning more about CER. The curriculum covers six major stages:
- Evidence prioritization;
- Evidence generation;
- Evidence synthesis;
- Evidence interpretation and integration;
- Dissemination and application; and
- Feedback and assessment.
Educational Format: Live Class and Online
- Explain the rationale for CER;
- Assess different approaches and methodologies in CER;
- Discuss the national impact of CER on research funding, policymaking, and regulatory issues; and
- Evaluate the quality of new evidence from CER publications, findings, and reports.
Class time: Two hours over 15 weeks.
Who should attend? Clinicians, researchers and policy-makers interested in clinical research with a specific emphasis in health services, health economics, outcomes research, and comparative effectiveness.
Frequency: View the course website below for upcoming offerings.
How do I register? Visit http://tuftsctsi.org/Education-and-Career-Development/Registration.aspx.