Research Retreat Summary and Goals

Research Retreat Summary and Departmental Strategic Goals

Radiology Research Objectives

  • Integrating and incentivizing research efforts at the Divisional level
  • Implement new technology to provide effective data mining of clinical case material to assist in clinical research
  • Provide administrative support for research in the form of training, clinical trials support, grant management and research associates hires
  • Identify processes for identifying and validating quantitative measures that can be used in objective assessment of outcomes in research
  • Apply current methods of pedagogical study in educational research to advance the scholarly activity of radiology education

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Departmental Strategic Goals

As developed from the Radiology Retreats January 25th to February 8th 2010
 
GOAL:  Establish mission based management at a Divisional level:
  • Establish a forum for frequent inter-Divisional communication
  • Integrate and incent research efforts at the Division level
  • Promote faculty development and mentoring
  • Develop and implement educational curricula focused on objective outcomes measures
  • Actively participate in development of operational and capital equipment budgets
  • Develop entrepreneurial endeavors that leverage divisional strengths and needs

 GOAL: Provide an infrastructure to support common mission focused activities across all Radiology Divisions:

  • Implement new technology to provide effective data mining of clinical case material to support clinical management, education, clinical research, safety and quality of care
  • Support research: training, clinical trials support, grant management and research support staff
  • Establish clinical support structure (e.g.: Radiology Assistants)

GOAL:  Establish integrated continuous quality improvement program:

  • Establish training in the methodology of continuous quality improvement
  • Identify and validate quantitative measures for objective assessment of outcomes
  • Communicate CQI results and best practices within and between Divisions