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Outcome Research Director (MGB Sports)

Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location: Somerville
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

minutes of inactivity. Job Description - Outcome Research Director (MGB Sports) (3185354) Job Description Outcome Research Director (MGB Sports) - ( 3185354 ) Description Mass General Brigham (MGB) is a world- wide recognized Health system providing exceptional patient care within Massachusetts, New England and the rest of the globe. Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital are also world leaders in research aimed at improving the health status of the population. The Mass General Brigham Sports initiative launched in 2020 with the goal of creating a regional, national and international hub for Sports Medicine and related Specialties. To propel this work, the initiative will launch a state-of-the-art Sports Performance and Research Center (SPaRC) and a robust Sports Medicine Clinical Research department. Clinical Outcomes Research will focus on clinical research within the MGB Sports Medicine Division evaluating non surgical, surgical and regenerative medicine treatments. The Sports Research Director directly oversees the Outcomes Research team as well as the organization and management of the outcome research infrastructure including registries, data banks and biorepositories. The Sports Research Director leads the MGB Sports Medicine research Council (MRSC) to plan, coordinate and communicate research strategy, oversight of outcomes date collections, review of KPI's, planning of research strategies and potential conflict mitigation. The Sports Research Director should possess a thorough knowledge of IRB and FDA related as well as current DOD, NIH and major foundational grant related or other clinical research related policies/procedures. There is an expectation to procure federal or large foundational grant funding. The individual holding this position will be afforded a faculty appointment with Harvard Medical School at the level of assistant or associate Professor depending on academic qualifications. Relevant responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversight of Registry and Biorepository
  • Interact with Epic, Biobank and Neurobank regarding data collection and mechanisms
  • Be informed about research efforts within MGB Sports, maintain a list of ongoing projects
  • Organize and Report back to the MGB Sports Research Council on research projects and priorities
  • Outcomes based research project supervision
  • Oversee organization of research assistants and post-docs with regards to outcomes research related tasks and duties
  • Develop independent research projects and seek out funding opportunities as PI or Co-PI for federal, regional and foundational funding opportunities
  • Drive, write and supervise Critical reviews, Appraised topics or Systematic Reviews with Residents, Fellows and faculty
  • Directly lead Sports Medicine-related research activities, including:
  • Designing specific research projects, and gaining necessary approval for their completion
  • Recruiting research staff to lead and support specific research projects
  • Securing grant, industry, and philanthropic funding to support research projects
  • Develop mechanisms to recruit participants for research studies
  • Successfully executing research projects, reporting on progress, and ultimately publishing results
  • Defining and building alignment around research topics of focus
  • Ensure compliance with department and hospital policies and IRB processes
  • Collaborate with Clinical activities in the Sports Performance and Research Center and be actively engaged in translational research projects including translation of findings from research activities into patient-facing standards of care and services. Collaboration with clinicians to ensure buy-in and uptake is required.
  • Develop and maintain external relationships, building collaborative win-win agreements related to research activities
  • Internal reports/presentations. Regularly report on projects, key milestones, and data to senior administrative and clinical directors
  • Content Matter Expertise. Serves as a clinical expert in Patient related Outcomes Research and has a portfolio of funded, relevant research. Develops subject matter expertise on broader MGB Sports research efforts related to sports medicine, strength and conditioning, nutrition, sports psychology, performance analysis, and sport science data.
  • Hire and manage highly qualified staff in a way that promotes a supportive, respectful and equitable environment that includes training, appropriate delegation, accountability, and growth opportunities.
  • All other duties as assigned Qualifications Qualifications:
    • Earned a doctorate in Physical Therapy, Athletic training or Public health or a related field, post doc, or equivalent.
    • Clinical qualification (e.g. Sports Physical Therapist (Board Certified or Eligible), Certified Athletic Trainer, Sports Physician) a plus
    • Strong publication and funding record commensurate with academic level
    • We seek a clinical scientist with strong research training, a commitment to interdisciplinary research and effective interpersonal skills. The candidate should possess a strong desire to develop and conduct a nationally and internationally recognized research program.
    • Demonstrated leadership experience in sports medicine, functional outcome and exercise research and ability to take ownership and responsibility for multiple projects and groups concurrently.
    • Has the ability to quickly learn other information systems used within the institution.
    • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to structure and lead discussions.
    • Capable of juggling multiple tasks and competing priorities and work in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to supervise and delegate responsibilities.
    • Ability to serve as liaison between broader MGB sports research efforts.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply, receive and manage grant funds, including NIH and DOD funding sources
    • Mature biostatistics skills to independently analyze data with standard statistical tools and methods.
    • Contribute to regular manuscripts, grants and scientific presentations on local, national, and international levels.
    • Have some level of clinical experience (Physical Therapist, ATC, or MD candidate preferred) and maintain a clinical understanding of sports medicine. EEO: Mass General Brigham is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. - We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Primary Location : MA-Somerville-MGB Assembly Row Work Locations : MGB Assembly Row 399 Revolution Drive Somerville 02145 Job : Research - Other Organization : Mass General Brigham(PHS) Schedule : Full-time Standard Hours : 40 Shift : Day Job Employee Status : Regular Recruiting Department : MGB Sports Medicine

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