Nuts and Bolts Research Methods Symposium (14th Annual)
Friday, August 16, 2013 • 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Tennessee and Raccoon Mountain Rooms, UTC University Center • Chattanooga, TN
The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga is proud to announce the 14th annual Nuts and Bolts Research Methods Symposium. Our goal through this symposium is to engage community and academic investigators in the development and conduct of research projects that will add to the evidence base about effective practices for patient care.
Agenda & Downloads - click a presentation topic to download a PDF of it
8:45 am - Selecting a Research Design - Victor Kolade, MD, FACP
9:45 am - Developing & Implementing a Research Project - Francis Fesmire, MD, FACEP
10:45 am - Choosing a Research Mentor - Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, MD, FACS, FASCRS
11:15 am - Navigating the Research Process at UTCOMC - Panel of Residents (current & past): Jeremy Bruce, MD; Elizabeth Dale, MD; Sara Edeiken, MD; and Robert Vandewalle, MD
12:45 pm - Outcomes of Elderly Patients Undergoing Elective Abdominal Surgery - Daniel Stanley, MD, FACS
1:15 pm - Organizing Your Data - Jenny Holcombe, PhD
3:15 pm - Adjourn
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Who Should Attend
Accommodations: All educational sessions are free to attend, and breakfast & lunch will be provided, courtesy of funding support from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and Erlanger Health System. Continuing education credits for physicians and other health care professionals are made possible by the Office of CME at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. Please contact the Office of CME if you have any special requests or need any special accommodations.
To Attend: Just sign in when you arrive (pre-registration is not necessary), but seating, course materials & meals are limited. Please wear your name tag for identification & networking purposes. We recommend that UT and Erlanger faculty & staff walk to the symposium from Erlanger if you are able to walk .5 miles.
Location & Directions: The symposium will be held at the UTC University Center in the Tennessee and Raccoon Mountain Rooms. Parking will be limited at UTC on the street and in the 5th Street parking garage, so we recommend that UT and Erlanger faculty & staff walk to the symposium from Erlanger if you are capable (a .5 mile walk) and if the weather is suitable. To Walk to Nuts & Bolts from Erlanger: From Erlanger, go west on Third Street (up the hill), turn left on Palmetto Street, and turn right on Fifth Street. You’ll see the UTC Bookstore on the left, which is in the University Center. Enter here. There will be signs to guide you to the Tennessee Room.
Conference Attire: We encourage you to be comfortable at this quality educational experience. Casual business attire and a light sweater or jacket are suggested.
AMA Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.