Series date: 
07/01/2021 - 7:00am CDT to 06/30/2022 - 4:00pm CDT

Please check the individual session for location or broadcast availability.  



Series Director

Rolando E. Rumbaut, MD, PhD

Target Audience and Needs

Physicians, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals involved in research or desiring to pursue research projects need to be regularly updated with the recent advances in the development of research (basic, clinical, quality improvement, and health services) strategies to increase knowledge and to implement them in their departments and institutions to enhance research and health care outcomes.

Educational Methods

Educational methods will include lectures and literature review.


At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Identify research projects, initiatives, and priorities at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center aimed at improving healthcare for veterans.
  • Apply expertise in various areas of research into future or existing projects, highlighting the role or physician-scientists.  
  • Discuss recent advances in the development of research (basic, clinical, and health services) modalities.
  • Implement strategies to conduct basic science, clinical translational, and quality improvement research such as preparation of appropriate and effective individual and collaborative federal research grant applications and institutional review board protocols.


Participants may be asked to complete a session evaluation.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Series Coordinator 

Christine Eriks, MHA, MBA

Series location: 
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
United States