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Professional Goals and Objectives

East Baltimore
2nd term
Clinical Investigation
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  9:00 - 9:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor s:
Cristina DeNardo

Consists of didactic sessions focused on preparation for the Grant Writing course, careers and mentoring, and meetings between students and their academic advisors and/or potential research mentors to identify a single area of research focus and discuss short- and long-term career goals.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define the structure of the GTPCI and various requirements of the MHS, ScM, and PhD degrees
  2. Distinguish between their Academic Advisor and Research Mentor, and the roles of mentors and mentoring
  3. Determine research and career objectives by meeting with their Academic Advisor
  4. Approach potential research mentors
  5. Locate potential clinical research projects, of relevance to their career
  6. Assess the benchmarks of a successful academic career
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on an outline of proposed research plans.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to GTPCI students.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

consent required of non-GTPCI students

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