Research is an important aspect of the health care industry. Baptist Memorial Health Care conducts in-depth research in many areas to help determine the safety and effectiveness of new treatments and medications.
Baptist Clinical Research Institute
The Baptist Clinical Research Institute is a hospital-based research center that conducts patient studies called clinical trials (research protocols) to help develop leading-edge medical care for patients.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
The Baptist Memorial Health Care Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a committee of physicians, statisticians, researchers, community advocates and others that ensures a clinical trial is ethical and the rights of study participants are protected. Submission guidelines, a meeting schedule and contact information are available on our IRB page.
Areas of Research
BCRC conducts research in the following areas:
- Cardiac/vascular surgery
- Pulmonary medicine
- Emergency medicine