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The hospital has an Institutional Research Board (IRB) that oversees research at the hospital. The Research Department offers administration oversight of the IRB, which is in the process of applying for national status. The hospital’s goal is to encourage research and research education in medical care for patients. The staff development department supports the education of staff to ensure that all programs are adequately staffed, as well as ensuring that any skills required for new programs are acquired in a timely fashion.