John W. Williams

    Email Address: jwilliam@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Medical Education
    Title: Director of Operations, Emergency Department
    Office: Suite 1600, UIH Phone: 312.996.3776
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Patient Safety, ED Efficiency and Throughput, Lean Improvement, Communication and Collaboration among Emergency Physicians, Physicians Handoffs (Handovers) and Transitions of Care.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Interest and enthusiasm for Emergency Medicine and research/quality improvement are important. Time management and responsibility are also key, as the student may work on more than one project and/or task force at once. Any previous experience working with study subjects, chart reviews, and other research tasks is also useful.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Student will be responsible for assisting with qualitative data collection (focus groups, in-depth interviews), transcribing audio files, recruiting subjects for study participation, and other research-related tasks. It is possible that some work may be done outside of traditional office hours, so some flexibility in their availability is helpful.

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