McMaster University

McMaster University

Research Roundtable Sessions

Sessions take place on the first and third Tuesday of every month in HSC-3A14.

Date: Tuesday October 17, 2017 | 12:00-1:00 pm |

Title: Data Quality Management in REDCap

Presenters: Pediatric Critical Care research teams will discuss their experiences with using REDCap for clinical research data quality management from case
report form development, to data verification and monitoring.

Objective: REDCap online research data collection software is suited to a variety of
study types including chart reviews, surveys, cohort studies, and multi-site
trials. In all cases, collecting data of high quality is essential. REDCap has
a number of built-in features to help research teams enhance research data
integrity and to monitor data quality and workflow.


About Research Roundtable

We are excited to announce this new Royal College accredited series in the Department of Pediatrics!

This hybrid of former Work-in-Progress and Research Seminars is an informal, interactive forum for researchers, trainees, allied health staff and research staff to share knowledge and exchange ideas. Some sessions will be project-focused, while others will focus on current research issues/topics; all sessions will provide a collaborative learning experience! Research Roundtable sessions are open to all in the Department of Pediatrics and will be held the first and third Tuesday of every month from 8-9 am in 3A14 unless otherwise communicated.

We want to hear from YOU! Interaction and knowledge sharing are key to the spirit of Research Roundtable, so bring your great ideas.

Stay Up-to-Date

Upcoming Research Roundtable sessions will be advertised in the Department Digest, on the Pediatrics website, and on the television in 3A, and postings in high-traffic hospital areas (e.g. near elevators). If you would like to receive Outlook meeting requests that populate the date, time, location, and topic of upcoming Seminars in your calendar, email Lindsay Akrong to be added to our distribution list.

Questions? Interested in presenting at a future Research Roundtable session? Contact Karen Choong.


Upcoming Sessions

For information about upcoming sessions please contact Karen Choong.

Previous Sessions:

Date: September 19, 2017
Topic: Developing a research coordinator network in
maternal & child health

Date: June 20, 2017
Topic: Influence of antidepressants in pregnancy on the microbiome of the offspirng
Presenter: Dr. Katherine Prowse, PGY5 (Supervisor: Dr. Elyanne Ratcliffe)

Date: June 6, 2017
Topic #1: Adherence to Ontario DKA Emergency Treatment Guidelines among children admitted to the McMaster Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 
Presenter #1:
Dr. Jennifer Ann Klowak, PGY2 (Supervisor: Dr. Melissa Parker)
Topic #2: Outpatient intravenous antibiotic order set for the McMaster Emergency Department 
Speaker #2: Dr. Vidushi Khatri, PGY3 (Supervisor: Dr. Chris Sulowski)

Date: May 23, 2017
Topic: The Ontario Child Health Support Unit | Resources for child health researchers
Presenters: Dr. Stephanie Atkinson, Lindsay Akrong, and Drs. Nikhil Pai & Amit Mukerji

Date: May 2, 2017
Topic #1: Introducing the McMaster Children's Hospital parapneumonic effusion chest tube protocol
Speaker #1: Dr. Robin Mackin, PGY2 (Supervisors: Dr. Abdullah Saleh and Helen Flageole)

Topic #2:
Comparison of types of referrals seen in the pediatric resident continuity clinic at McMaster and community sites
Speaker #2:
Dr. Nadia Mansoor, PGY3 (Supervisors: Dr. Bojana Babic and Samara Chitayat)

Date: April 18, 2017
Topic: ICES McMaster and RDC@McMaster: Applicability to maternal and child health research
Speakers: Dr. Hsein Seow, Associate Professor, Oncology and Site Director, ICES-McMaster & Dr. Byron Spencer, Professor, Economics & Academic Director, McMaster RDC

Date: April 4, 2017
Topic: Effect of a new pediatric emergency medicine department on pedicatric presentations to local general emergency departments
Speaker: Dr. Madeline Burdick, PGY3

Date: March 14, 2017

Date: March 7, 2017 |8-9 am| HSC 3A14
Presentation 1: Providing an opportunity for feedback and discussion on decision making as well as clinical pearls via text messaging for junior pediatric residents after covering hematology and oncology inpatients overnight 
Speaker 1: Dr. Meredith Austin-Appleton, PGY Presentation 2: Engaging knowledge users: Usability testing of a Canadian Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan (AEP) 
Speaker 2: Dr. Abeer Hegazi, PGY2

Date: Feburary 7, 2017 | 8-9 am| HSC3A14
Topic: Surveying the chilhood disability research landscape: Bumps in the road separate researchers from patients
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Purser, PGY2 (Dr. Rosenbaum)

Date: February 21, 2017 | 12-1 pm| HSC3A14
Topic: The MacPEDS Resident Research Tracking ToolSpeaker: Dr. Lucy Giglia

Date: Tuesday January 17, 2017| 12-1pm| HSC 3A14 Topic: Application of propensity score methods in comparative effectiveness and safety of therapiesPresenter: Dr. Lehana Thabane, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Presentation 1: Assessing pediatricians' perceived comfort in pediatric and neonatal resuscitation Presenter: Dr. Kendra Komsa, PGY2(Dr. Quang Ngo)

Presentation 2: Applying the Threat and Error Model to the management of diabetic ketoacidosis in the emergency department
Presenter: Dr. Christine Tenedero, PGY2(Dr. April Kam)

2016 Research Roundtable Sessions

2015 Research Roundtable Sessions

2014 Research Roundtable Sessions

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