Transforming biological discoveries into medical treatment calls for a cadre of health professionals skilled in patient-oriented research. Yet many factors discourage talented persons from choosing clinical research as a profession.
This new volume lays out the problem in detail, with specific recommendations to the federal government, the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, professional organizations, the health care industry, organized medicine, and the nation's universities and academic health centers.
The volume explores
This practical book will be of immediate interest to public and private agencies funding research, research administrators, medical educators, health professionals, and those pursuing a career in clinical investigation.
Table of Contents
|Nurturing Clinical Researchers||41-62|
|Clinical Research Funding and Infrastructure||63-122|
|Appendix A: Report of the Task Force on Clinical Research in Dentistry||237-250|
|Appendix B: Report of the Task Force on Clinical Research in Nursing and Clinical Psychology||251-278|
|Appendix C: Report of the Task Force on Clinical Research in Surgery||279-300|
|Appendix D: Agenda for the Workshop on Clinical Research and Training: Spotlight on Funding||301-304|
|Appendix E: Contributors||305-308|
|Appendix F: Biographies of Committee Members||309-318|
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