For Researchers Research First Steps Getting started with research and grant applications Helpful information for your Baystate research proposal Frequently Asked Questions Research Compliance Human Research Protection Program will help you navigate the regulations and compliance for human subjects protection and give you the tools to help you get started. Sponsored Programs Administration can help you find funding for your research and review your proposal submissions. Services and Facilities The Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research Core (EBRC) supports Baystate faculty in their clinical research and research education. The EBRC has broad expertise in research methods, data analysis, and scientific writing. The Office of Medical Education and Research offers consultation, collaboration and support to clinical educators interested in conducting educational research (quantitative and qualitative). If you are interested in engaging in bench research, Baystate's research facility has state-of-the-art equipment and space. Health Sciences Library provides accurate and timely evidence based information and access to thousands of digital and print knowledge resources, major databases and clinical information. Training for Researchers CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) for mandatory education in research ethics and the responsible conduct of research IRBNet Instruction to use our electronic portal for IRB submissions and document maintenance Research Faculty Development Program (RFDP) trains faculty in research design and grant-writing. More about RFDP and other faculty development opportunities Research Centers and Departmental Research Our investigators conduct basic, biomedical and clinical research in many medical and surgical specialties. We have established research centers focusing on effective and efficient health care. Researchers in our academic departments are actively engaged in clinical research, including national clinical trials and investigator-initiated studies.