reward clinically important research outcomes and collaborative efforts, rather than rewarding solely on the number of grants and publications.

  • Develop a link between academic research and development and the health-care teams at academic medical centers, with the shared goal of improving the health of patients. Identify the incentives for aligning these stakeholders in order to leverage specific clinical experiences and develop novel research initiatives.

  • Train clinical investigators in diagnostic test development and in study design options and optimization.



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