Experienced Clinical Research Coordinator

This program targets the experienced Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) with more than 2 years of experience, Senior Clinical Research Coordinators and Project Managers.

Individuals in this program have a fair understanding of MGH policies and procedures, are very familiar with the conduct of clinical trials, possess adequate understanding of GCP’s and are able to apply to current practice.

This program focuses on the administrative processes behind the implementation and conduct of clinical trials.

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Learn Something New! Transitioning a Study: What to Do When You Inherit a Study?

Devin Qualls, Clinical Trials Project Manager, Neurology When new clinical research coordinators inherit a study, it can be challenging to know where to begin. This session will go over different strategies and resources you can utilize after inheriting a study, …

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Learn Something New! Personalizing recruitment programs: Enhancing the patient-researcher experience

Nicole DiOrio, Clinical Research Coordinator, Reproductive Endocrine Unit This session is designed for clinical research teams interested in rebuilding or revising their recruitment initiatives. This course emphasizes the “back to the bedside” philosophy and how it can be leveraged to …

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Learn Something New! Study Monitoring: Preparing for a Visit and Working with Monitors

Speaker: Erin Elias, Clinical Trial Monitor, Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute This session will provide an overview of monitoring including different types of monitors, how to prepare for a monitoring visit and how to effectively work with a monitor. …

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Learn Something New! How to write study-related standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Speaker: Mallory Hillard, MSN, RN , Diabetes Research Center Standard operating procedures (SOPs) are a set of step-by-step instructions created to help study teams perform study-related tasks accurately and uniformly. In this session, we will discuss common SOPs for research …

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Learn Something New! Creating Case Report Forms to Help Study Visits Run Smoothly and per Protocol

Meghan Feldpausch, NP, Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center Study coordinators are responsible for collecting data at each study visit. This session offers helpful hints for creating case report forms that are clear, concise and ensure that everything is being …

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Learn Something New! Budgeting, Tracking, Invoicing and Working with the Clinical Trials Office

Speaker: Francine Molay, Senior Project Manager, Division of Clinical Research Financial management of a study is often low on the priority list of a coordinator’s responsibilities. The objective of this session is to instill the importance of monitoring the budget …

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Learn Something New! Managing Multiple Studies: What's the Plan?

Ashley Seiger, Program Manager, Center for Genomic Medicine In this session we will review the challenges of managing multiple studies at once and provide tools for being successful and compliant. This session will go over some strategies for prioritizing, delegating, …

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Learn Something New! Where to Start During Study Start-up?

Grace Ha, Project Manager, Cardiovascular Research Center This session will provide an overview of what is required to start up a study, when it should be done, issues you may encounter during implementation and how those should be overcome. Audience: …

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Clinical Research Billing From Study Start to Completion

Sponsored by MGH Division of Clinical Research and the MGH Office of Research Compliance Speaker: Pamela Richtmyer, Director, Partners Human Research Quality Improvement Program This presentation will provide a basic overview of clinical research billing. Attendees will gain a general …

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Clinical Skills Training Discussion Group

The MGH Division of Clinical Research is looking to expand its clinical research skills training program by including quarterly sessions on study-related activities such as consenting subjects, obtaining an accurate medical history, assessing eligibility criteria etc. We would like input …

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ClinicalTrials.gov

Join us for this exciting technical training offered to investigators and study staff to provide the tools to navigate the ClinicalTrials.gov database proficiently and ensure compliance with current regulatory requirements. The workshop will include a practical summary of current regulatory …

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IRB Roundtable: Continuing Review and Amendments

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research, the Partners Human Research Office (IRB) and the Partners Human Research Quality Improvement Program (QI). Speakers: Jo O'Driscoll-Davis, Assistant Director for Continuing Review and Administrative Chair Michael Ducey, Senior Human Resource Specialist …

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Spotlight Series - Clinical Research Coordinator Discussion Group

Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research Please join us for our quarterly clinical research coordinator discussion group. Network with other research coordinators. Bring your study-related questions or issues. You can also submit them ahead of time when you register. …

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Developing a Peer to Peer Auditing Program

Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research and MGH Diabetes Research Center Marielle Mugford, Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, Diabetes Research Center The Diabetes Research Center at MGH has a unique internal auditing program to ensure compliance with Federal Regulations, GCP …

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Good Clinical Practice in Research at an Academic Research Institution

Good Clinical Practice in Research at an Academic Research Institution May 28 | June 04 | June 11 | June 18 | June 25 185 Cambridge Street | Simches 3rd Floor, Room 3.110 Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical …

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IRB Roundtable: Amendments and Reporting to the IRB

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research, the Partners Human Research Office (IRB) and the Partners Human Research Quality Improvement Program (QI). Speaker:Jo O'Driscoll-Davis, Assistant Director for Continuing Review and Administrative Chair Per Federal Regulations, and Partners HRC policies, …

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SOCRA Certification Exam

Want to Become a Certified Clinical Research Professional? The MGH Division of Clinical Research and the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) are hosting a certification exam at MGH. Participants who successfully complete the exam will become a Certified Clinical …

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IRB Roundtable: Consent Form Writing

Did you know that most of your research subjects are reading at the 8th-grade level or lower? Learn how to write the simplest, clearest consent forms, so that every one of your subjects can be fully informed. This workshop will …

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Basic Biostatistics for Clinical Research

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the MGH Biostatistics Center Brian Healy, PhD, MGH Biostatistics Center This course will provide clinical researchers with a solid foundation in biostatistical concepts. Intended for those with minimal statistical experience, these …

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Spotlight Series: Recruitment Options: Research Match, RSVP for Health and the Research Portal

Speaker: Francine Molay, Senior Project Manager, Division of Clinical Research Please join us for an informal discussion on Research Match, RSVP for Health and the Research Portal and how they can be used to recruit potential study subjects. Francine will …

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Applied Biostatistics for Clinical Trials

This four-session seminar series will be offered on Thursdays in February and March. In this series, participants will review statistical approaches commonly used in research. Each of the four sessions will focus on a different theme using concrete and realistic …

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Budgeting for Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials

Budgeting for Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials This program is sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the Partners Clinical Trials Office Francine Molay, Project Manager, MGH Division of Clinical Research Sarah Bernardo, Senior Financial Analyst & MCA Specialist, …

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Clinical Research Skills: Developing a Strategy for IRB Submissions

Francine Molay, Project Manager, Division of Clinical Research While the IRB provides courses on using the IRB module in Insight, this session presents a nuts and bolts approach to completing an IRB application and uploading required documents. The goal of …

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Clinical Research Skills: Managing PI Initiated Studies

Katherine Brock, Administrative Manager, Division of Nephrology Principal Investigator (PI) initiated studies offer scientists the freedom to perform the research that they are most passionate about however that investigative freedom also increases the responsibilities of the study team. Unlike industry …

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Clinical Research and StudyTrax: Strategies to retain subjects and publish faster

Course Director: John Putzke, ScienceTrax Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Identify common factors associated with subject dropout and missing data • Recognize the challenges that delay data analysis and publication of results • Appraise …

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Learn Something New! Managing Up! How to Work Effectively with your PI

Nicholas Giordano, Clinical Research Program Manager, Emergency Medicine The relationship between a PI and researcher is one of mutual dependence. This course is designed to guide clinical researchers into an efficient, productive, and healthy relationship with their PI. We will …

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Learn Something New! Training A New Hire: What should happen during the first two weeks of employment

Camille Staco-Targete, Operations Manager, Diabetes Research Center Participants will be provided resources and materials to help them create a 2 week training schedule for new hires and implement the employee’s training. They will have the opportunity to practice creating a …

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Qualitative and Mixed Methods Overview- Investigator Section

Location: Garrod/Mendel Conference Room, Simches Research Building, 2nd floor Speaker: Lara Traeger, PhD, Associate Director of the MGH DCR Qualitative & Mixed Methods Research Unit Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the Mongan Institute of Health Policy …

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Recent FDA Inspections at MGH: Observations, Citations, and Lessons Learned

Speaker: Pamela Richtmyer, Senior Research Compliance Associate, MGH Research Compliance Please join us as Pamela Richtmyer discusses recent FDA inspections at MGH, lesson learned from those inspections and how we can prevent citations moving forward. This course is geared towards …

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Spotlight Series: Delegation of Responsibilities in a Clinical Research Study

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the MGH Clinical Research Center Speaker: Kathy Hall, MS, APC-BC, NE-BC, Nursing Director, MGH Clinical Research Center As part of a research study an investigator may decide to delegate certain tasks …

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The Nuts and Bolts of Behavioral Health Intervention Development; Basic Information for Novice or Non-Psychologists

Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research Ana-Maria Vranceanu, PhD This course will provide basic, introductory information for individuals interested in developing and testing behavioral health interventions. We will first define and provide guidance on how to choose a theoretical …