We recently spoke with Carl Cook, Vice President of Clinical Operations at Black Diamond Therapeutics, a biotech focused on the discovery and development of precision medicines for cancer. The company is based in Cambridge, MA. We wanted to share these excerpts from the conversation:
What are the biggest and/or most common
Your protocol has been amended. There’s been a key finding that requires a change in procedure. Maybe there’s a new working practice document. Whatever the specifics, vital information has been dispersed to the team and all individuals have acknowledged that they have read it. But how confident are you that everyone who needs to understand the
We’ve talked about clinical trial readiness repeatedly in this space. Probably we all, as an industry, have a good sense of what that means — or what it used to mean. The definition has acquired a whole new dimension in recent days. For example, this post was originally planned to be about a theoretical subset of sites
Purpose: Teamwork is an important and challenging area of learning during the transition from medical graduate to intern. This preliminary investigation examined the psychometric and logistic properties of the Teamwork Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (T-MEX) for the workplace-based assessment of key competencies in working with health care teams.
Method: The authors designed
Background: Teamwork and patient centredness are frequently articulated concepts in medical education, but are not always explicit in the curriculum. In Ireland, recent government policy emphasises the importance of a primary care team approach to health care. We report on an appraisal of a newly introduced community-based student attachment, which