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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 basic concepts in clinical research.

Registration is now open for sessions on September 6, 16, and 20. It is recommended that you attend all three sessions, but is not required. Seating is limited, so register soon.

REDCap Basics Hands-On 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.

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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.

Faculty Education

The Medical School Office of Research and the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), are hosting the Orientation for Clinical Investigators, which will provide an overview of information, resources, and tools necessary to comply with regulations related to clinical research and how to navigate the University of Michigan clinical research support infrastructure.

The in-person program is required for new faculty who will be engaged in any research that involves interaction with human subjects. Registration is available here.

October 19, 2016 ▪ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm ▪ Danto Auditorium, Cardiovascular Center (CVC)
October 25, 2016 ▪ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm ▪ Danto Auditorium, Cardiovascular Center (CVC)
November 29, 2016 ▪ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm ▪ Danto Auditorium, Cardiovascular Center (CVC)
(There is no charge to participants or department for participation.)

If you have questions about the program or resources provided by the Clinical Trials Support Office, please email: CTSOgroup@umich.edu.

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

Clinicaltrials.gov Workshops

Maintained by the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, Clinicaltrials.gov 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 ClinicalTrials.gov? Do you want to know how to report your results on the ClinicalTrials.gov website? If so, the Office of Regulatory Affairs at the University of Michigan hosts several workshops to help you navigate ClinicalTrials.gov.

Find registration dates here.

Contact Diane Lehman Wilson for more information.

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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)

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.

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Come to the Mentoring for Diversity and Inclusion on October 14th, featuring a presentation by Associate Vice President and Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion in the Medical School, Dr. David J. Brown, and the 2016 MICHR Mentor Awards Ceremony, presented by Dr. George A. Mashour, Associate Dean for Clinical & Translational Research, Medical School, Executive Director of MICHR, and Executive Director for Translational Research, Office of Research.

Find out more and register: mentoring-diversity-inclusion.eventbrite.com

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In 2013 MICHR Education scholars presented their research at the annual symposium. Here Roshan Najafi (MS in Clinical Research 2012) discuss her research on Qualitative Analysis of Obstetric Care in Meru, Kenya: Patient Attitudes toward Facility-based Deliveries with symposium participants. #TBT See MoreSee Less

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