All residents are expected to complete a scholarly project during their three years of training. This requirement can be met through several activities and does not require the resident to perform basic or clinical research.
Options for the scholarly project include:
- Completing a basic or clinical research project with one of our nationally renowned faculty and providing a report of the results
- Completing a literature review of an important topic
- Submitting an essay on a psychosocial aspect of medicine, including physician-patient communications, ethics, managed care, care of the dying or professionalism
- Submitting a case report, or original work for a regional meeting or for publication.
- Presenting one of our resident clinico-pathological conferences
- Presenting at Morbidity & Mortality Conference
- Submitting an article for publication in the Jefferson Medicine Forum