Glossary


AAMC

Association of American Medical Colleges

AAP

American Association of Physicians

ABIM

American Board of Internal Medicine

ADAMHA

Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration

AFOSR

Air Force Office of Scientific Research

AHCPR

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

AMA

American Medical Association


BRASS

Biomedical Research Assistant Saturday Scholars


CAP

Clinical Associates Program

CDCP

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDER

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

CIA

Clinical Investigator Award

CIP

Clinical Investigator Pathway

CRADA

Cooperative Research and Economic Development Agreements

CRCM

Comprehensive Regional Center for Minorities

CRISP

Computerized Retrieval of Information on Research Projects

CSP

Clinical Scholars Program


DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

DOD

Department of Defense

DRG

Division of Research Grants

DRR

Division of Research Resources

DVA

Department of Veterans Affairs


EIS

Epidemic Intelligence Service



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Careers in Clinical Research: Obstacles and Opportunities Glossary AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges AAP American Association of Physicians ABIM American Board of Internal Medicine ADAMHA Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration AFOSR Air Force Office of Scientific Research AHCPR Agency for Health Care Policy and Research AMA American Medical Association BRASS Biomedical Research Assistant Saturday Scholars CAP Clinical Associates Program CDCP Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDER Center for Drug Evaluation and Research CIA Clinical Investigator Award CIP Clinical Investigator Pathway CRADA Cooperative Research and Economic Development Agreements CRCM Comprehensive Regional Center for Minorities CRISP Computerized Retrieval of Information on Research Projects CSP Clinical Scholars Program DHHS Department of Health and Human Services DOD Department of Defense DRG Division of Research Grants DRR Division of Research Resources DVA Department of Veterans Affairs EIS Epidemic Intelligence Service

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Careers in Clinical Research: Obstacles and Opportunities FDA Food and Drug Administration FCCSET Federal Coordinating Committee on Science, Engineering, and Technology GAO General Accounting Office GCRC General Clinical Research Centers GME Graduate Medical Education GPEP General Professional Education of the Physician GUIRR Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable HCFA Health Care Financing Administration HFRA Health Research Facilities Act HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus HHMI Howard Hughes Medical Institute HPSP Health Professional Scholarship Programs HRA Health Resources Administration HSA Health Services Administration IOM Institute of Medicine IRB Institutional Review Boards IRG initial review groups LCME Liaison Committee for Medical Education MARC Minority Access to Research Careers MBRS Minority Biomedical Research Support MEDTEP Medical Treatment Effectiveness Program MRO Medical research organizations MSTP Medical Scientist Training Program NHSC National Health Service Corps NIMH National Institute of Mental Health NIDRR National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research NIDA National Institute of Drug Abuse NIAAA National Institute of Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse NCI National Cancer Institute NCHS National Center for Health Services Research NCHSR National Center for Health Statistics NCNR National Center for Nursing Research NCRR National Center for Research Resources NEI National Eye Institute NHLBI National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NIA National Institute of Aging NIAID National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases NIAMS National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Careers in Clinical Research: Obstacles and Opportunities NIDCD National Institute of Deafness and Communicative Disorders NICHD National Institute of Child and Human Development NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases NIDR National Institute for Dental Research NIGMS National Institute of General Medical Sciences NINDS National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke NIOSH National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NRSA National Research Service Awards NSB National Science Board NSF National Science Foundation OASH Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health OHRST Office of Health Research, Statistics, and Technology OMAR Office of Medical Applications of Research OMB Office of Management and Budget ONR Office of Naval Research OREF Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation OTA Office of Technology Assessment P01 Program Project Grant PCAST President's Council on Science and Technology PHS Public Health Service PORT Patient Outcomes Research Teams PSA Physician-Scientist Award R01 Traditional Research Project Grant RCDA Research Career Development Award RCT Randomized clinical trial REU Research Experiences for Undergraduates R&D Research and development RPG Research project grants RRC Residency Review Committees SEPA Science Education Partnership SSTP Surgical Scientist Training Program SURF Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships URAP Undergraduate Research Associates Program USAMRDC U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command VHA Voluntary health agencies WHSC White House Science Council

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