What should I do if I want to start a new study?
The first step in starting any new study is to consult with the Surgical Research Service if your research is coordinated through this office.
Surgical Research will assist you with all submissions.
What does Surgical Research do for me once I make the contact?
We assist you with all activities related to the development, submission and management of your research project. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, assisting with:
Once a study is approved, the Surgical Research Service provides the following:
What education and training are required?
We also offer the following on a fee-for-service basis, based on the level of support needed and the funding available for the study in question:
Affiliations / Cooperative Relationships
The Surgical Research Service enjoys a cooperative relationship with Augusta's Charlie Norwood Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon. Scientific collaborations also exist with the University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Florida, Emory University, Duke University, the University of California at San Francisco, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of California at San Diego, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine/Georgia Campus, Oregon Health Sciences University, Stanford University Memorial Sloan Kettering, the University of Texas, Southwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, the Medical University of South Carolina, the Department of Energy/Savannah River National Laboratory and National Institutes of Health/Department of Defense.
Our hospital and clinics are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are a member of the Council of Teaching Hospitals of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions, and the University Health Systems Consortium. Our Hospital is designated a Level 1 Trauma Center, with 478 adult beds; the Children's Hospital of Georgia provides another 154 beds for state-of-the-art pediatric care.