The Des Moines University Office of Research invites you to participate in a series of online professional development research courses developed by the Mayo Clinic. The series focuses on research foundations that underlie practice improvement efforts. Research categories include advanced research methods, research and the community, research proposal process, statistical concepts, statistics and informatics software, and study design. The series is intended for physicians, nurses, scientists and allied health staff. There is no cost to participate and the courses will be available until December 31, 2013. Free CME credit will be available until June 20. After this date, CME credit will be available for a minimal fee. To claim free CME, please use the following coupon codes after completing the test. For the Research Fundamentals for Practice Improvement course (8.0 credits), please use coupon code RFPI00. To complete any of the other 1-credit courses, please use coupon code FREE00. The research series can be accessed here.