The Division of Emergency Medicine at St. Louis University
Hospital recruits college students and graduates to join our research
efforts in the emergency department.
Preeti Dalawari, MD, MSPH
Director Of Research
Saint Louis University Hospital is part of the National Alliance of Research Associates Programs (NARAP),
a symbiotic consortium of emergency departments and colleges joined to
generate research and quality improvement projects utilizing Research
Associates (RAs) to enroll large numbers of participants over short
time frames with minimal impact on clinical operations and at extremely
Research Associates (RAs) volunteer in the Emergency Department:
- Identifying patients and visitors who are eligible for enrollment in our studies
- Reading information about the studies to the potential participants
- Collecting study data from participants’ histories and physical findings
- Facilitating the completion of the research
Why come to the emergency division to work in clinical research?
- Emergency Medicine is the specialty caring for the acutely sick and injured
- Research in Emergency Medicine addresses fundamental issues in clinical medicine
- The Emergency Department is the “safety net” for all access medical care
- Research in this setting can identify fundamental issues of health care delivery
Spring 2014 Session:
Applications are now open for the Spring semester and will be closing on Monday, December 9
. Complete Application and online payments first!
- Online Payment and Criminal Background Check December 20th (MUST BE COMPLETED).
- CITI Training must be completed January 21st
Mandatory Orientation: Saturday, February 15th
- Shifts begin: Monday, February 17th
- Last day of shifts: Sunday, May 4th