Education and Training

Research Basics for Study Coordinators

Sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, the Research Basics for Study Coordinators series is designed to introduce research coordinators with less than two years of research experience or who are new to research at U-M to learn basic concepts in clinical research. This is a three-part workshop series that engages participants and provides opportunities for skill building and learning. Maximum benefit will be gained by attending all three sessions, but it is not required. Sessions begin September 2nd - 24th, 2015.  
 Topics include:
  • Fundamentals of Data Management
  • Good Clinical Practice and Essential Documents
  • Conducting and Obtaining Valid Informed Consent
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The Cardiovascular Center Clinical Research Group (C3RG) Monthly Seminars.

The C3RG series is structured to provide trending information and educational materials for clinical research staff at the University of Michigan. Key faculty and staff deliver a 45 minute lecture with a Q&A session at the end of each presentation. Check  the C3RG Session listings here to view future seminars.

IRBMED Education Program

IRBMED’s Education Program was designed and developed through collaboration with members of the research community.  It is our goal to make sure this program is tailored to meet the ongoing educational needs of the research community. To discover more IRBMED resources, click here.

Office of Research, Ann Curtis

  IRBMED Seminar Series: Privacy and Confidentiality Nearly 70 members of the research community joined IRBMED on Tuesday, April 28, in Danto Auditorium for the third installment of the IRBMED Seminar Series; this one focused on matters relating to Privacy and Confidentiality. If you were unable attend this informative session, click here (and scroll down to the April 28th date) to review the slide presentations and agenda.  And, be sure to mark your calendar for the next IRBMED Seminar Series, scheduled for Friday, November 6th from 8:30am to 11:30am in Danto Auditorium.  

Department of Occupational Safety & Environmental Health

Register for Training on Mlink

  • Transporting (Hand-Carry) Biological Materials Between Laboratories and Building (Online Training)
  • Shipping Dry Ice
  • Shipping Infectious Substances (Category A- cause permanent disability)
  • Shipping infectious material substances (Category B)


Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

Free registration for University of Michigan affiliates. Register for CITI here.
  • Biosafety and Biosecurity
  • Export Control
  • Good Clinical Practice
    • GCP for Clinical Trials with Investigational Drugs and Medical Devices (FDA Focus)
    • GCP for Clinical Trials with Investigational Drugs and Biologics (ICH Focus)
    • GCP for Clinical Trials with Investigational Medical Devices
  • Human Subjects Research
  • Information Privacy and Security
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Workshops

Maintained by the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, is a Web-based resource that provides patients, their family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies. Does your study need to be registered in Do you want to know how to report your results on the website? If so, the Office of Regulatory Affairs at the University of Michigan hosts several workshops to help you navigate Find registration dates here Contact Diane Lehman Wilson ( for more information.      

Red Cap Data Management Training

REDCap is an electronic data capture (EDC) system that is secure, HIPAA compliant, web-based and easy to use. This no-cost tool for the University of Michigan Clinical Researchers is intended to replace Microsoft Excel and Access.  REDCap 110 is an instructor-led, high-level application overview offering the participant structured, hands-on experience in the use of REDCap to create a basic clinical trial database. Learning objectives will include:
  • Create and modify a database
  • Design and maintain forms
  • Create a patient schedule and associate forms
  • Customize database access groups and user rights
  • Conduct data entry
  • Utilize built-in analysis and reporting tools
More information and registration. redcaptraining
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