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UH Research in Surgical Outcomes and Effectiveness (RISES)

UH RISES is a collaborative surgical outcomes research center, bringing together attending physicians, residents, fellows, and students to build on UH’s academic mission and support advances in health care. The mission of UH RISES is to leverage the understanding of the surgical disease, technology, and patient experience to improve outcomes continuously.

Established in 2018, UH RISES centralizes health services and outcomes research within the Department of Surgery through research support services, working research meetings, and structured mentorship.

UH RISES Research Support

The UH Research in Surgical Outcomes and Effectiveness (UH RISES) is a valuable resource to UH Surgery faculty, residents, and students, offering feedback on abstract, presentation, and manuscript development.

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The UH Research in Surgical Outcomes and Effectiveness (UH RISES) is a valuable resource to UH Surgery faculty, residents, and students, offering feedback on the abstract, presentation, and manuscript development. The Center also distributes a monthly newsletter to notify members of funding opportunities, upcoming abstract deadlines, and relevant research updates.

Research support provided through UH RISES included:

  • Study and protocol design
  • Data management
  • Inventory of secondary data sources (research databases)
  • Statistical analysis
  • Regulatory affairs

UH RISES Meetings

UH RISES holds bi-monthly research meetings on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month in the Lakeside 7th Floor Conference Room/Zoom from 2 - 4 pm. All are welcome to share research ideas, receive feedback on proposals, or practice for upcoming conference presentations. Contact UHRISES@UHhospitals.org for details.

UH RISES AIR: Acceleration into Research

UH RISES sponsors the UH RISES Fellows Program to provide research support to Allen Scholars and post-doctoral Research Fellows within the department. In addition, the program offers structured mentorship and research training to future physician-scientists.

UH RISES Newsletter

To join the monthly mailing list, please email UHRISES@UHhospitals.org.