- It’s always important to “do your homework” and make sure that you have the basic knowledge that you need to get your research off the ground successfully.
- Thankfully, you work at an institution that is rich in educational resources. Please see courses below for the educational opportunities available on the basics of clinical research.
- This website also serves to provide a basic framework for approaching clinical research. Read on for more!
BWH Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research Center
▪ Harvard Catalyst Education and Training
▪ MGH Clinical Research Program Education Unit
▪ MGH Office for Research Career Development (ORCD)
▪ BWH Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research Center Past Events
▪ Harvard Catalysts Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Research
▪ Harvard X’s Fundamentals of Clinical Trials
▪ Introduction to Clinical Research at MGH
▪ NIH Clinical Research Training
▪ Advanced Imaging: Imaging in Clinical/Translational Cardiovascular Research, September 16-18, 2014 – applications due August 15, 2014
This three-day course explores the available imaging technologies commonly used in cardiovascular research, and gives participants the opportunity to consider how they might use imaging in their own clinical or translational research.
▪ A Primer on Complex Trait Genetics: Principles for the Clinical Investigator
▪ Basic Biostatistics for Clinical Research
▪ Basic Biostatistics for Clinical Research: Working Sessions
▪ BWH Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research Center Upcoming Events
▪ Certificate in Applied Biostatistics (Harvard Catalyst)
▪ Comparative Effectiveness, Cost-Benefit Analysis, & Implementation Research (Harvard Catalyst)
▪ Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials
▪ Good Clinical Practice in Research at an Academic Research Institution
▪ Genetic Literacy: A Guide to Understanding the Language and Concepts of Modern Genetic Research
▪ Harvard Catalysts’ Introduction to Clinical Investigation
▪ Introduction to Network Medicine, November 3-5, 2014 – applications due September 18, 2014
When network medicine is integrated into biomedical research, it has the potential to transform investigations of disease etiology, diagnosis, and treatment. This three-day course is an introduction to the developing field of network science in biology and medicine.
▪ Introduction to Translational Medicine, September 29-October 1, 2014 –applications due August 1, 2014
▪ Medical Device Development (Harvard Catalyst)
▪ Mentored Clinical Research Experience (Harvard Catalyst)
▪ MGH Clinical Research Fellows Orientation: Part I & Part II
▪ Next Gen Sequencing: An Introduction and Clinical Applications
▪ Orientation Program: Clinical Research Resources at MGH
▪ Welcome to the Genetic Code
▪ Workshop on Study Design: Using MGH Clinical Care Data for Clinical Effectiveness