Context. - The proportion of investigators applying for clinical research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) who are physicians has declined from 40% 30 years ago to 25% today.
- To recommend NIH policy changes that might encourage physician investigators to undertake careers in clinical research, eg, patient-oriented research, epidemiologic and behavioral studies, outcomes research, and health services research.
- The NIH Director's Panel on Clinical Research comprised 14 physicians from academia and industry, chosen by the director.
They met in numerous closed sessions and in 5 public meetings from July 1995 to November 1997.
Consensus Process. - In addition to expert opinion and pertinent literature, data sources included the training characteristics of applicants to NIH who were funded or not.
Topics considered included financing of clinical research, recruitment, training, and retention of future clinical investigators, conduct of clinical trials, and peer review of clinical research.
Consensus was reached and recommendations were made in response to an interim report, widely circulated to the biomedical community, written by members of the panel, which contained preliminary recommendations. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Recherche scientifique, Relation intergroupe, Laboratoire, Médecine, Médecin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, Scientific research, Intergroup relation, Laboratory, Medicine, Physician
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0537461
Code Inist : 002B01. Création : 23/03/1999.