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Research Rotation


To learn research methods and complete/make significant progress on your residency research project. 

Goals Course Objectives:

1.  Meet with Drs. Mudrakola and/or Oskvarek each week during the 2 week rotation to discuss research idea and rotation objectives. 

2.  Lead discussion of 1 article of your choice or assigned during journal club.

3.  Review attached Research curriculum below on AkronEM

4.  Take Research Test as a self-test of your research knowledge (link below)

5.  Complete human subjects training, if necessary.

6.  Submit your project work (e.g. literature review, protocol,  etc.) to Drs. Mudrakola and/or Oskvarek at the        end of the rotation. 


Complete the Duke Form and submit to the Research Directors.

Submit research protocol draft CLICK HERE



  1. Review Introduction to Research Powerpoint. (click here)
  2. Research Design
  3. IRB Summa
  4. Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills 
  5. iRIS Study Application

  6. Protocol Outline Document





  1. Conducting Residency Research 
  2. ResearchTest
  3. Scholarly Activity Handbook 
  4. ACEP Research Primer
  5. Conducting a successful Residency research project
  6. Presentation Skills 
  7. Primer on writing a case report 
  8. Writing a case report 
  9. EMF Grant Categories Chart 2022-2023

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