Department of Medicine

Research and Quality Improvement

Our Goal

To help residents become effective researchers as they develop, conduct and sustain quality improvement and research projects. In so doing, we will foster enhancements in the graduate medical education experience, adding skills to our graduates that will improve patient care and safety.

Orientation Slides 2019

On June 28, 2019 Dr. George and Mike Oravec MPH presented an overview of the requirements and process to develop all scholarly projects in the Department of Medicine.

You can download a copy of that presentation for review here.
Orientation Research Presentation


During your categorical residency you will present cases you have encountered that will develop your scholarly analytic and presentation skills. Choose which activity you need to complete and download a template below.

These templates are designed to allow you to spend less time formatting your slide set, so you can spend more time with the content of your activity.
Download a fact sheet about preparing a CPC case.
CPC Fact Sheet
Download a slideset template for a CPC case
CPC Case Slides
Download a Poster template (PPT) for a case
Case Poster Template 4' x 4'
Download a fact sheet about presenting at Journal Club
Journal Club Fact Sheet
Download an ACP article on improving Journal Club Presentations
ACP Journal Club Guide

Professional Career Planning

Thinking about your future

It's never too early to start thinking about how your own interests, skills and experience will fit a future practice setting. Will you need additional formalized training? How can you best present your skills for fellowship or practice?

Start with a good curriculum vitae. Download a professional background template from ACP that will help you organize your experience for a potential fellowship or practice setting.
CV Template