Research

Chair: George Kasotakis, MD, MPh

CVCSCCM Research Committee Mission Statement

To support, advance and promote the conduct and dissemination of high quality basic, translational and clinical research in critical care, by facilitating multi-disciplinary and multi-center collaboration while providing mentorship to junior researchers across organizations from all four Chapter States. The goal of these research efforts is to optimize the delivery of multi-disciplinary critical care, and improve clinically relevant patient outcomes.

Specific Goals:

To assist with access to institutionally available literature and patient databases; aid with study design and data analysis; data interpretation and presentation; enable multi-center sample and data collection; and facilitate the peer-review process.

Research Committee: Request for Funding Form

  • The role of the CVC SCCM Research Committee is to support, advance and promote the conduct and dissemination of high quality basic, translational and clinical research in critical care, by facilitating multi-disciplinary and multi-center collaboration while providing mentorship to junior researchers across organizations from all four Chapter States. The goal of these research efforts is to optimize the delivery of multi-disciplinary critical care and improve clinically relevant patient outcomes.
  • More specifically, the Committee aims to assist with access to institutionally available literature and patient databases; aid with study design and data analysis; data interpretation and presentation; enable multi-center sample and data collection; and facilitate the peer-review process.
  • Funding may be allocated for up to $2,000 / year for appropriate research projects that:
    • Support / advance the mission of the CVC SCCM Research Committee, as delineated above, and
    • Are the result of a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional research effort.
  • Funds may be requested for direct research costs and dissemination/publication expenses, but not for conference registration and related travel/lodging at this time.
  • Any CVC SCCM member can apply, although priority will be given to CVC SCCM Research Committee members (involvement of Committee members or application for membership is highly encouraged).
  • No annual deadline for funding application exists at this time, and interested parties may apply at any time.
  • To apply please fill out the Funding Application Form and email (with related attachments) to George.kasotakis@duke.edu.