Supporting research efforts

Viewing lab results through a microscope

Scholarly Activity Support

Clinical research is paramount in the discovery of new treatments, therapies and medicine. At Spectrum Health, we encourage all residents and fellows to become involved in clinical research.


  • Study design (clinical research, QI/QA, education, evaluation, basic science)
  • Sample size calculations
  • Statistical analysis/interpretation
  • Presentation assistance (poster/podium)
  • Manuscript assistance
  • Survey and questionnaire design
  • Review of articles for participation in journal clubs
  • Lectures
  • Figure creation

Spectrum Health faculty, residents and fellows can learn more about the scholarly activity resources on our InSite page (internal resource).

Scholarly Activity Travel Reimbursement

Reimbursement for scholarly activity related travel expenses may be available to current residents and fellows. The abstract and written approval of acceptance to the meeting/conference are required for consideration. Contact the scholarly activity team to request scholarly activity related travel reimbursement.

Research Day

This annual event highlights the clinical and basic science research that is conducted by local investigators, representing academic institutions, hospitals and clinics in West Michigan.

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