The Research Center at Swedish exists to provide support for the needs of investigators performing research endeavors that impact Swedish staff, patients and resources. The center provides administrative and financial oversight to ensure that investigations meet the safety, ethical, and financial standards of the research milieu.
- Initiate a Research Project
- Institutional Review Board (IRB) and iRIStm information
- Swedish Research Administration
- For Principal Investigators
The Swedish Institutional Review Office provides guidance and information regarding new study initiation which is accessible through the internet. Information about starting a research study can also be accessed through our internal Research Center intranet site. Visitors who have access to our intranet pages may wish to visit these pages:
Annals of Internal Medicine - Research and Reporting Methods:
SPIRIT 2013 Statement: Defining Standard Protocol Items for Clinical Trials
Henry G. Kaplan, MD, and Judith A. Malmgren, PhD. Published "Ideas and Opinions" article:
The Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis Conundrum: An Oncologists's Viewpoint.
American College of Physicians: Annals of Internal Medicine
1 January 2013 | Volume 158 Number 1
Link to article
Link to pdf copy
Greg Foltz, M.D., honored with Alvin J. Thompson Award: On June 12 the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) honored Greg Foltz, M.D., neurosurgeon and director of the Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute, as a recipient of the Alvin J. Thompson award.
Dr. Howard (Jack) West, Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute participates in panel discussion: “Leveraging Virtual Patient Communities for Optimal Clinical Care and Research” at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 48th annual meeting. Chicago, IL. Article published June 6, 2012. Modern Healthcare.com
Finding Full-Text Articles: Locating journal articles in the Swedish environment. (Presented to Swedish Investigator Forum by Mike Scully, Library Services - February 28th, 2012.)
Swedish Research Center
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