Emergency Medicine Scientific Review Committee (SRC)’s Research and Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Emergency Medicine research and scholarship program is to support faculty scholarship and pilot projects to advance faculty academic efforts as well as departmental missions. Projects will focus on research and scholarship that contribute to knowledge that advances clinical practice, education science, basic science knowledge, and patient safety/quality in emergency medicine. The goal is to support the development and execution of robust research programs for all faculty members.

Project Proposal Submission and Review Process

Program process timeline
  • Project Idea: PI and Mentor to formulate a project concept
  • Pre- Submission Consulting is optional, but will allow individuals and their mentors to meet with a member of the SRC to obtain guidance regarding proposals and planned research. This is strongly encouraged for any residents and junior faculty beginning a new project.
  • Submission of Project Proposalcomplete REDCap SRC request form via this link.
  • If proposal is submitted at least two weeks before the next SRC meeting, it will be scheduled for review at the next SRC meeting.
  • The SRC will meet monthly on the first Tuesday of the month.
  • The principal investigator (and mentor, if trainee project) should plan to attend the next SRC meeting to present their study in person or by zoom. Presentations should be approximately 10 minutes, followed by Q&A (-10 min)
  • The proposal will be reviewed and considered by core members of the SRC
  • Written review & feedback will be provided to the proposer. One member of the SRC might be assigned to be a mentor or consultant for a junior Principal Investigator.
  • The proposal will be graded into one of two categories: (1) Approved; (2) Revise and Resubmit
  • If the project is approved, Project initiation logistics Meeting will be set up for the PI, and other research staff members as needed (e.g. Cindy Montero) for project implementation logistics
  • Interim and Final Reports: Principal investigator is required to submit a short interim progress reports (every 6 months) and a final report, including possible outcomes (conference presentation, submission of a manuscript or patent, future planned grant submission). Final reports are due 60 days after the end of the project period.

Current SRC Members

Chair and Co-Chair

Michael Marchick

Michael Marchick M.D.

Associate Professor; Co-Director, Clerkship; Assistant Program Director, Residency
Phone: (352) 265-5911


Cindy Montero

Cindy Montero MS, CCRC

Clinical Research Manager
Phone: (352) 273-9600


Brandon R Allen

Brandon R Allen M.D.

Associate Professor; Vice Chair, Clinical Operations; Associate Chief, Emergency Services; Med. Director, UFH Chest Pain Ctr; Med. Director, ED Scribes Program; Prog. Director, Administrative Fellowship
Phone: (352) 265-5911
Torben K Becker

Torben K Becker M.D., Ph.D., RDMS, FAWM, FAEMS

Associate Professor, Chief – Division Of Critical Care Medicine, Director – Section Of Global Health, Program Director – Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Associate Program Director – EMS Fellowship, Director – Prehospital Research
Phone: (352) 733-1475
Rosemarie Fernandez

Rosemarie Fernandez M.D.

Clinical Professor; Executive Vice Chair Of Academic Affairs And Faculty Development
Phone: (352) 294-8170
Mary D Patterson

Mary D Patterson M.D., M.Ed.

Chair, Associate Dean And Professor
Phone: (352) 265-5911

2022 SRC Dates

sRC submission request deadlines SRC meeting dates 2022
December 21, 2021 January 11, 2022
January 28, 2022 February 8, 2022
February 22, 2022 March 8, 2022
March 29, 2022 April 12, 2022
April 26, 2022 May 10, 2022
May 31, 2022 June 14, 2022
June 28, 2022 July 12, 2022
July 26, 2022 August 9, 2022
August 30, 2022 September 13, 2022
September 27, 2022 October 11, 2022
October 25, 2022 November 8, 2022
November 29, 2022 December 13, 2022