PCATS is a series of short video presentations created by Duke professors Kevin Weinfurt, PhD, and Steven Grambow, PhD, covering principles and techniques for developing and delivering effective scientific presentations.
The Clinical Research Training Program provides academic training in the quantitative and methodological principles of clinical research.
The program's degree option leads to a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research.
Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year close on May 15, 2017. View more information and application instruction on the School of Medicine website.
The Duke Office of Clinical Research offers a wide variety of training and education classes, including MaestroCare, Research Data Security Plans, and Duke Human Research Training (DHRT). Visit their site for a full listing.
MasterControl is a web-based quality management system (QMS). It is typically used as the master repository for all versions of SOPs and other documents, as well as for workflow and training management. MasterControl complies with FDA regulations (such as 21 CFR Part 11) and GMP standards. Use of MasterControl requires a license and ongoing maintenance fees. Quick reference cards and training resources for Duke uses can be found here.
Research Professional Network (RPN) - Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) hosts a 1 hour monthly professional network meetings to provide education and professional development opportunities. All meetings cover at least one pertinent topic and include time for networking with peers.
Duke Human Research Training (DHRT) is required for all employees who are engaged in or support human subject research at Duke. DOCR approval will not be given for a study in the eIRB until everyone on the key personnel list has successfully completed this training.
Graduate Medical Education (GME) and the Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) offers a seminar series exploring foundational research concepts and practices. The series is comprised of 8 one-hour segments and is offered in September, October and November.
The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) and the Medical Center Library & Archives have partnered to bring the Duke Clinical Research Community the “Research Wednesdays” series featuring important topics presented by subject matter experts in each field.
- Research Wednesdays are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
- Unless otherwise posted, all presentations will take place in Duke North 2002.
- No registrations is required. Just bring your badge and sign in at the door.
- Print your handouts ahead of the session from the Duke LMS.
View the upcoming schedule of presentations and recordings of past presentations (through LMS) on the DOCR website.
Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) - Global learning and development company that provides numerous educational platforms to help organizations achieve their goals.
The Occupational & Environment Safety Office (OESO) promotes a safe environment for Duke University and Duke Health System. OESO is committed to providing expertise in safety and health in a friendly, responsive and enthusiastic manner.
All Duke Medicine clinical research personnel who participate in the conduct of research with human subjects (i.e. are responsible for the study design, data, or specimen collection or who contribute to the scientific development or execution of the study in a substantive, measurable way) need to fulfill the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training requirements. In addition, all Duke Medicine staff involved in the review, approval, or oversight of research involving human subjects also need to complete this training.
CTSA Education Database – This searchable database provides direct links to training seminars and other educational opportunities at Duke related to translational medicine and translational research.
The Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) provides resources to support students and faculty in exploring, validating, and launching entrepreneurial projects.
The Office of Audit, Risk & Compliance (OARC) provides advisory services and guidance in matters of compliance and facilitates implementation of a "compliant culture."
Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) oversees and evaluates all aspects of Duke’s animal care and use program. The IACUC ensures that all animals in experimental research are used appropriately and are treated in accordance with the highest standards of humane care.