GME Research Office

GME Research Team
Joseph Portoghese, MD, FACS
Chief Academic Officer, Designated Institutional Official
About GME Research

The objective of the Graduate Medical Education Research Office is to create a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment to stimulate and support high quality scholarly activities within our department. Our ultimate goal is to advance quality of care and patient related outcomes by providing residents and faculty with the resources, knowledge and infrastructure to plan and conduct transformative biomedical research.

Program Research Directors
2017 GME Research & Quality Improvement Symposium

On May 30, 2017 the Florida Hospital GME department held the 5th Annual Research and Quality Improvement Symposium. Over 200 participants joined the event which highlighted outstanding scholarly contributions from Residents, Fellows, Faculty and Medical Students in the form of Oral Presentations, Quality Improvement Projects and Research Posters.

Awards were presented in the following categories: Basic/Clinical Research, Quality Improvement, and Case Studies"

Please see document for a list of award winners. Congratulations to all that participated! Job well done!

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Institute for Surgical Advancement and Internal Medicine recognized with the "CAPI GME Excellence in Research Award

During the recent GME Research and Quality Improvement Day on May 30, 2017. Steve Eubanks, MD of the Institute for Surgical Advancement was recognized with the "CAPI GME Faculty Excellence in Research" award.
Asad ur Rahmen, MD of the Internal Medicine Residency was recognized with the "CAPI GME Resident Excellence in Research" award. Congratulations for your outstanding commitment to Graduate Medical Education and for your Research achievements!

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FH GME Internal Medicine National American College of Physicians Presentations

GME Research would like to congratulate Mohammed Wazir, MD for winning a poster presentation at NACP

"Idiopathic lateral rectus myositis without signs of orbital inflammation"

GME Research would like to recognize the following Residents poster acceptance at NACP

Alvina Munaf, MD:

“Non secretory multiple myeloma presenting with gastrointestinal bleeding” “A unique case of primary ovarian lymphoma”

Shaheryar Jafri, MD:

“A brain parasite in my gut – a rare case of toxoplasmosis involving stomach”

Jian Guan, MD:

"A rare case of bowel perforation in patient with systemic sclerosis"

Syed Rafay Ali Sabzwari, MD:

“A Fatal Case of Postpartum Cerebral Angiopathy with Concurrent Cardiomyopathy”

Cheng Fang, MD:

“A Rare Case of L-Transposition of The Great Arteries Presented As Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure”

“Extramedullary lymphoid blast crisis of chronic myeloid leukemia in a patient on dasatinib treatment”

Congratulations to all of you on a job well done!

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Research Forms & Resources

Here you will find a link to the regulatory forms for the different types of research studies, that need to be submitted to the Florida Hospital Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Office of Research Administration (ORA) prior to conducting research activities. In order to access these forms, you will need to enter your Florida Hospital OpID and password.

Research Instructional Videos

Prior to conducting research activities at Florida Hospital, investigators are required to complete a series of web-based training modules. This section provides a collection of videos with step-by-step instructions on how to access and register for the different training courses.