[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 135 (Friday, July 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41431-41432]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17120]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

National Institutes of Health


Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Impact of Clinical Research 
Training and Medical Education at the Clinical Center on Physician 
Careers in Academia and Clinical Research

SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment 
on proposed data collection projects, the Clinical Center, the National 
Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed 
projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval.

Proposed Collection

    Title: The Impact of Clinical Research Training and Medical 
Education at the Clinical Center on Physician Careers in Academia and 
Clinical Research.
    Type of Information Collection Request: Extension; 0925-0602.
    Need and Use of Information Collection: The information collected 
will allow continued assessment of the value of the training provided 
by the Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education 
(OCRTME) at the NIH Clinical Center and the extent to which this 
training promotes (a) Patient safety; (b) research productivity and 
independence; and (c) future career development within clinical, 
translational, and academic research settings. The information received 
from respondents is presented to, evaluated by, and incorporated into 
the ongoing operational improvement efforts of the Director of the 
Office of Clinical Research Training and Education, and the Clinical 
Center Director. This information will enable the ongoing operational 
improvement efforts of the OCRTME and its commitment to providing 
clinical research training and medical education of the highest quality 
to each trainee.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Affected Public: Former clinical research trainees at the NIH 
Clinical Center.
    Type of Respondents: MD's, MD trainees, and students.
    The annual reporting burden is as follows:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 825; Estimated Number of Responses 
per Respondent: 1; Average Burden Hours per Response: 0.35; and 
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours Requested: 289.
    There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs and/or Maintenance 
Costs to report.

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                                                                     Estimated                       Estimated
                                                     Estimated       number of        Average      total annual
               Type of respondents                   number of     responses per   burden hours    burden hours
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response      requested
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Doctoral Level..................................             625               1            0.35             219
Students........................................             100               1            0.35              35
Other...........................................             100               1            0.35              35
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    Total.......................................  ..............  ..............  ..............             289
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    Request for Comments: Written comments and/or suggestions from the 
public and affected agencies should address one or more of the 
following points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
instruments, contact:
    Contact: Robert M. Lembo, MD.
    Address: 10 Center Drive/1N252C, Bethesda, MD 20892-1352.
    Telephone: 301-496-2636.
    Fax: 301-435-5275.
    Email: [email protected].

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    Comments Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection 
are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60-days 
of the date of this publication.

    Dated: June 28, 2012.
Laura Lee,
Project Clearance Liaison, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, 
National Institutes of Health.
[FR Doc. 2012-17120 Filed 7-12-12; 8:45 am]
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