Research Resources

Research Resources

  1. Research Centers for Minority Institutions (RCMI) The Howard University RCMI Program focuses on enhancement and further development of necessary research infrastructure that will ensure Howard University’s ability to contribute to the resolution of those diseases which disproportionately affect disadvantaged and minority populations. 
  2. The Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Translational Research Network (RTRN) is a national consortium of basic, behavioral, clinical and translational researchers in the RCMI Centers, working in collaboration with investigators from other academic health centers, community health providers, and the public to focus their collective efforts on addressing health disparities. 
  3. Research Centers for Minority Institutions (RCMI) CORE LABS

    Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CCBB)

    Imaging Core

    Bioanalytical- Proteomics Core

  4. The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science, or “GHUCCTS” is a multi-institutional consortium of medical research institutions forged from a desire to promote clinical research and translational science. The members of the GHUCCTS consortium are: Georgetown University (GU), Howard University (HU), MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and the Washington Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). GHUCCTS supports consultative resources, facilities and funding opportunities related to clinical and translational research. 
  5. Research at the Capstone: The components that support research administration are committed to an ongoing effort aimed at improving research and compliance at Howard while setting an agenda for cutting-edge research that is both national and international in scope.
  6. Howard University College of Medicine Office of Research facilitates the development and expansion of comprehensive biomedical research programs in the College of Medicine in keeping with Howard University's goal of maintaining its status as a Research Level I institution.

Educational Resources

  1. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredits Sponsoring Institutions and residency and fellowship programs, confers recognition on additional program formats or components, and dedicates resources to initiatives addressing areas of import in graduate medical education.
  2. MedEdPORTAL is a free peer-reviewed publication service and repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools, and faculty development resources. All copyright and patient privacy issues are addressed during the submission process so users around the globe can download and utilize any and all of the published resources for educational purposes without legal infringements.
  3. The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in U.S. and Canadian medical schools. The LCME is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association.
  4. The Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) based on the campus of Howard University at the I-lab, is dedicated to developing faculty who will produce distinguished and compassionate leaders to serve the nation and the global community. Through faculty training, instructional technology, interdisciplinary collaboration, classroom assessment, and educational research, CETLA strives to ensure that students gain a quality educational experience. CETLA offers numerous workshops and trainings on active learning, syllabus design, Blackboard, Tegrity, Poll Everywhere to name a few, as well as hosting guest lecture series and should be your go to for teaching strategies and resources.
  5. The Howard University Health Sciences Clinical Skills Center is a 5,000 square foot state-of the art learning space based in the College of Medicine.  The technology within the center is a web-based digital solution that captures and stores both video and data during encounters.  The system allows the flexibility to observe and provide feedback to learners in real-time and post time and allows self-assessment of learner skills. The mission of the Center is to provide an ideal learning environment to support educational curricula throughout the healthcare enterprise and to promote patient safety through simulation education.  This is accomplished by developing comprehensive simulated experiential-based activities in a safe and non-threatening environment. 
  6. Howard University Health Sciences Simulation Center is a state-of-the-art learning environment specifically designed by a multidisciplinary team to support health sciences professional education in our Colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health. In addition, the Center allows a comprehensive simulation experience to enhance clinical and technical skills education in the Howard University Hospital's graduate medical/dental education training programs.
  7. Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library situated next to the hospital is part of an extensive library consortium that houses journals, books, e-books, numerous databases and research resources. There are two designated librarians to assist the college of medicine faculty:  Dr. Fatima Barnes EDD, MPH, MSIS (Executive Director and liaison to the College of Medicine) and Young-Joo Lee, MSLIS (clinical librarian and liaison to Howard University Hospital).
  8. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) - of which Howard University College of Medicine is a member- serves and leads the academic medicine community to improve the health of all. It is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health care through innovative medical education, cutting-edge patient care, and groundbreaking medical research.