After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Apply the standards of scholarship to critique their own academic work.
  2. Appraise the appropriate goals for a pilot research project.
  3. Create a draft of a specific aims page for a research project.
  4. Describe the essential elements of a specific aims page.
  5. Describe the roles of the members of the health care team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
  6. Explain the components of a good research question.
  7. Summarize the trade-offs between rigor and feasibility.

Peter Friedmann, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Chief Research Officer of Clinical Research
Baystate Medical Center

Randall Hoskinson, B.S.
Associate Director, Research Development & Special Projects
Office of Research

Robert J. Milner, Ph. D
Professor of Neurology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Assoc. Vice Provost
University of Massachusetts Medical School




None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.



Session date: 
03/01/2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am EST
Glass Conference Room
3601 Main Street, 1st Fl
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 2.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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