At The Queen's Medical Center, we are committed to preserving, protecting, and perpetuating the health of all the people of Hawaii while also recognizing the special health needs of Native Hawaiians.
We will accomplish this mission through education, research, and the provision of quality health care. Our service is extended in the spirit of aloha as guided by the vision and ideals of our founders Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV.
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Summer Research Internship (SRI)The Office of Research & Development is now accepting applications for the 2023 Summer Research Internship (SRI). This program is designed for undergraduate college students interested in a career in the medical field and research.
This 10-week program will include didactics, tours, clinical job shadowing, and participation on a research project under the guidance of a Queen’s mentor. At the conclusion of the program, the interns will give a final presentation on their results. For more information on the SRI program, go to https://ord.queens.org/sri/
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Research Regulatory Office (RRO)/Research Institutional Review Committee (RIRC) will Transition from Paper-Based Application to the iMedRIS Electronic IRB Application PlatformWith the growing reliance on technology and need for improved efficiency, the RRO/RIRC will be introducing the use of QMC’s first electronic IRB application system this spring 2022. The iMedRIS platform allows remote submission of human subjects research protocols, streamlines administrative record-keeping, and provides real-time status of submitted research protocols. Stay tuned for updates on iMedRIS!
Queen's Pilot Research Study Grant (QPRSG)The QPRSG program supports basic, translational and clinical research conducted at The Queen’s Medical Center. Applications are not being accepted at this time. For a list of previously awarded grants, please visit this link.
Summer Research Internship (SRI)Applications for the 2022 Summer Research Internship (SRI) are now closed. For more information on the SRI program, go to the ORD website at https://ord.queens.org/sri/
Federal Government’s Revised Common RuleJanuary 21, 2019 is the new effective date for the Federal government’s Revised Common Rule. These are regulations for research involving human subjects. Most of the changes primarily impact IRB review and process. There are some items that impact investigators/study coordinators. Starting January 21, 2019, all NEW studies will be subject to the new changes.
Training RequirementCertificate of human subjects training for all personnel listed on Form 1 submitting new applications to the RIRC is required. Please review the Training Link. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.