Clinical Research Investigator

This program is designed for junior faculty looking to develop skills in the conduct of clinical research.

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Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials

Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research, the Division of Infectious Diseases, and the Department of Psychiatry Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials is an intensive thirteen-session course offered from early-September through late …

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Community Access, Recruitment, and Engagement (CARE) Seminar and Workshop

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research Jonathan Jackson, PhD This seminar will cover an introduction to engagement, recruitment, and retention for inpatient and outpatient populations, including a focus on best practices and common mistakes. The seminar will demonstrate …

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MGH Clinical Research Council

The Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Research Council Meetings are held once a month on Tuesdays in the O'Keeffe Auditorium from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. This monthly meeting is a forum open to all members of the clinical research community, in particular …

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Brief Introduction to NVivo Software for Coding Qualitative Research Data

*Please note- This course is only offered to MGH faculty and staff This course offers an overview of NVivo capabilities for qualitative research projects. We will cover setting up a coding scheme, formatting and storing source documents to be coded, …

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A Clinical Research Fellow’s Guide to Mentoring and Resources

This orientation program will provide a networking opportunity for new clinical research fellows. Dr. Karen Miller will discuss strategies and resources for a successful research fellowship and career at MGH. Dr. Andrew Nierenberg will introduce the Division of Clinical Research …

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Qualitative Interviewing-Focus Groups and Individual Interviews

Speaker: Christina Psaros, PhD Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research *Please note- This course is only offered to MGH faculty and staff Course Description This one session course is designed to guide clinical researchers who are interested in …

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Cognitive Interviewing

Speaker: Jordan Neil, PhD *Please note- This course is only offered to MGH faculty and staff This one session course will guide clinical researchers on how to utilize cognitive interviewing for instrument development. We’ll address how to use this technique …

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Advanced FAQ on ClinicalTrials.Gov

Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research Speaker: Isabel Chico Calero, QI Program Regulatory Specialist The course will cover the most common challenges with results reporting and study cases, as well as a live walk-through demo and the opportunity to …

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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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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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QI Roundtable: Source Documentation

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research, the Partners Human Research Office (IRB) and the Partners Human Research Quality Improvement Program (QI). Speaker: Stephen Hayes, Partners Human Research, Senior QA/QI Specialist Per Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and Partners …

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R Intro Training

**IMPORTANT: Please register for the course using the following link: https://rc.partners.org/r-intro-training-registration-site-mgh ***You will not enroll on LEARN for this course. This training course targets research scientists who have no or little knowledge of R. This hands-on training will provide many …

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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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QI Roundtable: Protocol Adherence and Reporting Requirements

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research, the Partners Human Research Office (IRB) and the Partners Human Research Quality Improvement Program (QI). Speaker: Isabel Chico Calero, QI Program Regulatory Specialist You are working on an exciting new study. Are …

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REDCap: API and DET User Group Meeting

REDCap: API and DET User Group Meeting Speakers: • Dimitar Dimitrov, Systems Designer • Jeremy Alphonse, Project Analyst Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services (ERIS) The REDCap Application Programming Interface, API, allows external applications to connect to REDCap remotely, and is …

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REDCap: eConsent

Speakers: • Evan Dechambeau Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services (ERIS) The REDCap eConsent project is a template that can be used by those who have approval from the IRB to collect the consent document requiring handwritten signatures for their study …

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REDCap: Getting Started

REDCap – Getting Started: Speaker: • Evan DeChambeau, Application Analyst – Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services (ERIS) In collaboration with the Harvard Catalyst, REDCap is a free, secure, web-based application hosted by Partners Research Computing and designed to support electronic …

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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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Considering Applying for an NIH Career Development Award (K Award)? What You Should Know Before Applying

NIH mentored K awards are Career Development Awards that support mentored research and research training for clinical scientists for up to 5 years. If you are thinking about applying for a K award, please join us for this general information …

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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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LabArchives User Group Session

LabArchives User Group Session Session Facilitators: • Lynn Simpson, Service Manager • Ashley Procter, Application Analyst Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services (ERIS) Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services, ERIS, has an enterprise license for LabArchives for all researchers to use at …

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QI Roundtable: Consent Process

Speaker: Daniel Jones, QI Specialist Informed consent: it’s more than just a document. Do you know the ethical considerations that factor into obtaining truly informed consent? If your study involves vulnerable populations, such as children, are you knowledgeable of the …

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REDCap: New Feature Release and User Group Meeting

REDCap v7.4: New Feature Release and User Group Meeting Session facilitators: • Lynn Simpson, Service Manager • Jeremy Alphonse, Project Analyst Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services (ERIS) Partners HealthCare recently upgraded REDCap from v7.0 to v7.4. This user group session …

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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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Consensus Methods-Modified Delphi and Nominal Groups

*Please note- This course is only offered to MGH faculty and staff Speaker: Jordan Neil, PhD This one session course will provide an overview of qualitative consensus methods. These techniques are used to elicit experts’ opinions and create a ranking …

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Insight eIRB Training

This training has been constructed to assist in understanding the eIRB submission process.

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Study Electronic Data Capture: REDCap and StudyTRAX

Objectives: Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to: • Compare and distinguish functionality between REDCap and StudyTRAX • Describe the key factors, reasons and issues related to choosing between REDCap and StudyTRAX • Analyze which application best …

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Conquering the K: Applying for an NIH Career Development Award

Are you planning on submitting for an NIH Career Development Award? Then plan on attending Conquering the K! Conquering the K is a comprehensive, multi - session course, which focuses on the preparation of a NIH career development proposal. MGH …

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HOW TO: Make the Transition to an Electronic Lab Notebook

Want your lab to go electronic but are struggling on how to make the change? Come to this session to learn how to transition to LabArchives, the Partners supported electronic lab notebook. Topics include: • How to access and navigate …

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Interpreting and Presenting Results-Qualitative and Mixed Methods

This one session course will assist clinical researchers in interpreting and presenting qualitative research data that they have coded using NVivo, other software, or by hand. We will address how to utilize the data to identify themes and overarching ideas, …

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Series on Global Health Research: Developing Meaningful and Productive Global Health Research Partnerships

Jessica Haberer, MD, MS Global Health Research Unit Director of Research, MGH Center for Global Health Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Developing productive and meaningful global health research partnerships In this session, Dr. Haberer will discuss methods for identifying and …

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Series on Global Health Research: Successful Career Paths in Global Health Research

Jessica Haberer, MD, MS Global Health Research Unit Director of Research, MGH Center for Global Health Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School The following speakers will discuss their careers in global health research: • Jessica Haberer, MD, MS (General Medicine) • …

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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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Conquering the K: Applying for an NIH Career Development Award- Clinical Investigator Track

Conquering the K: Applying for an NIH Career Development Award: Clinical Investigator Track *Please note that there is an additional Conquering the K course with a Fundamental Research Track starting on February 11* This course is sponsored by the MGH …

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Qualitative Coding

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research *Please note- This course is only offered to MGH faculty and staff Course Description This one session course is designed to guide clinical researchers who are interested in developing a qualitative codebook …

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Series on Global Health Research: Essentials of Global Health Research Administration

Jessica Haberer, MD, MS Global Health Research Unit Director of Research, MGH Center for Global Health Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School Essentials of global health research administration This session will discuss some of the particular issues related to managing and …

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Spotlight Series: ICH E6 Guideline Revisions

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research Daniel Jones, MSN RN Senior QA/QI Specialist of the Partners Quality Improvement Program Did you know that the E6 Guidelines were revised and adopted by ICH on 12/15/2016? Who do these revisions …

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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 …

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What is PCORI?

Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research Speaker: Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Director, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program Co-Director, Center for Clinical Research Education Have …

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A Practical Guide to Biobanking for Biomarker and Personalized Medicine Research

A Practical Guide to Biobanking for Biomarker and Precision Medicine Tuesday, January 9, 2018 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Simches Research Center, Floor 3, Simches 3.110 Presented by MGH Division of Clinical Research, Harvard Catalyst Clinical and Translational Science Center, and the …

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A Primer on Complex Trait Genetics

A Primer on Complex Trait Genetics: Principles for the Beginning Investigator Monday, September 23, 2019, 8:00am – 3:00pm, Simches Room 3.110 This event is sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research. Are you able to keep up with the …

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An Introduction to the RPDR Query Tool

An Introduction to the RPDR Query Tool Sponsored by the MGH Clinical Research Program and Partners Research Computing Stacey Duey, Project Specialist, RPDR This lecture will provide an overview of the Research Patient Data Registry (RPDR) Query Tool and its …

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Applied Methods In Designing And Conducting Health Surveys

This course is sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the Mongan Institute Health Policy Center. Course Director: Karen Donelan, ScD, EdM Course Description This course is designed to prepare health professionals with an introduction to theory and …

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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 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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Conquering the K: Applying for an NIH Career Development Award- Fundamental Research Track

Conquering the K: Applying for an NIH Career Development Award: Fundamental Research Track This course is sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research Are you planning on submitting for an NIH Career Development Award (K Award)? Then plan on …

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Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials1

Course directors: Gregory Robbins, MD, MPH George Papakostas, MD Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials is an intensive fourteen-session course offered from early-September through late October. Physicians with a serious interest in clinical trials will be introduced to theoretical and …

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Epigenetics: An Introduction and Applications

The MGH Division of Clinical Research is sponsoring a nanocourse focused on epigenetics. This course is intended for clinical research investigators at the fellow and faculty level. Distinguished faculty from MGH will provide introductory lectures defining epigenetics and its effect …

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How to Communicate Science and Influence People

As researchers, it is critical that we develop the ability to explain the significance of our work to lay audiences. If we can clearly articulate the importance of our research, we can be stronger advocates for research funding and better …

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How to Make a Poster: Free Instruction and Special Printing Rates on Research Posters for MGH Clinical Research Day

The MGH Photography Department will be offering a poster design class for those who have submitted abstracts for Clinical Research Day. This session has been developed specifically to provide an introduction to the poster design process and give researchers an …

IATA Shipping Training of Biologicals and Dry Ice

The online training program will cover the necessary requirements for certification to ship biological materials and dry ice. A test will be given at the end of the presentation in order for your shipping certificate to be achieved. This training …

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IRB Issues for the Bench and Desk Scientist

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the Human Research Committee Elizabeth Hohmann, MD, Chair and Physician Director, Partners Human Research Committee The purpose of this seminar is to discuss ethical, regulatory, and institutional issues relevant to analysis …

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IRB: New Submission

IRB Roundtable: New Submissions Speakers: Sheldon Ratnofsky, Human Research Specialist Learn how the Administrative Chairs (voting members of the IRB) review and consider ethical, scientific and regulatory aspects of human subjects research during full board review of new protocols. The …

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Introduction to Bioinformatics of Next Generation Sequencing

Introduction to Bioinformatics of Next-Generation Sequencing Speaker: Ruslan Sadreyev, Director of Bioinformatics This introductory mini-course is intended for experimentalists who would like to get oriented in basic Bioinformatics concepts and tools. It is intended as a primer that would allow …

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LabArchives Training and Researcher Panel

LabArchives Training and Researcher Panel As of October 1, 2016: Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services, ERIS, has an enterprise license for LabArchives (http://www.labarchives.com/) for all researchers to use at no cost. LabArchives is a web-based application designed for scientists to …

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LabArchives User Group Session

Session Facilitators: • Lynn Simpson, Research Data & Analytics Services Manager • Jeremy Alphonse, EDC Project Analyst Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services (ERIS) As of October 1, 2016: Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services, ERIS, has an enterprise license for LabArchives …

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Next Generation Sequencing: An Introduction and Clinical Applications

This course is intended for investigators and research staff at all levels interested in next-generation sequencing resources and applications. It will include an introductory lecture on next-generation sequencing technology and sample preparation, lectures on how to interpret the data and …

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Philanthropy at MGH: The Role of Philanthropy in the Clinical Research Process

This course is sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research. Speakers: Lee Cohen, MD, Roman DeSanctis, MD, Carol W. Taylor, Jocelyn Hoey Did you know that donations from patients, families and organizations are used to support clinical research at …

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QI Roundtable - Study Start-Up

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research, the Partners Human Research Office (IRB) and the Partners Human Research Quality Improvement Program (QI). Speaker: Daniel Jones, QA/QI Speacialist Isabel Chico-Calero, QI Program Regulatory Specialist This series is designed for all …

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Qualitative and Mixed Methods Overview- Clinical Research Coordinator Section

Location: Garrod/Mendel Conference Room, Simches Research Building, 2nd floor Speaker: Jordan Neil, PhD,MGH DCR Qualitative & Mixed Methods Research Unit Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the Mongan Institute of Health Policy This four-session course provides 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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REDCap, RPDR and Epic Integration – What’s the future?

REDCap, RPDR and Epic Integration – What’s the future? Speaker: Lynn Simpson, MPH, Research Data & Analytics Services Manager Enterprise Research Infrastructure & Services (ERIS) Last year, Partners Research Computing developed a tool to allow users who have access to …

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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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Responsible Conduct of ‘Omics’ Research

Responsible Conduct of ‘Omics’ Research Sponsored by the Division of Clinical Research at MGH Join us for this exciting course looking at complex challenges that have become widespread due to rapid advances in genomic technologies, large scale data sharing, and …

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Spotlight Series: RedCap Regulatory Binder Version 2.0

Speaker: Oluwanisola Odesina, Quality Improvement Specialist, Partners Quality Improvement Program The Partners Quality Improvement Program (QI) and Enterprise Research Infrastructure and Service (ERIS) have updated the Electronic Regulatory Binder (eReg Binder) project in Redcap. The eReg Binder assists sites with …

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The Implementation of Precision Medicine: Integrating Translational Research and Care Redesign

The Implementation of Precision Medicine: Integrating Translational Research and Care Redesign presented by Dr. Calum MacRae, MD, PhD, Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School There are a number of practical challenges that must be …

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Welcome to the Genetic Code: An Overview of Basic Genetics

This introductory course will review fundamental language and concepts including DNA anatomy and genome organization; genotype-phenotype correlations; basic population genetics; and genotyping. Participants will have the opportunity to submit questions to the faculty prior to the lectures. This course is …

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What Does the IRB Really Want? How to Write a Human Studies Protocol

Sponsored by the MGH Division of Clinical Research and the Human Research Committee Elizabeth Hohmann, M.D., Chair and Physician Director, Partners Human Research Committee This practical lecture addresses "Full Review Protocols" - those of more than minimal risk which must …

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eIRB Training: A Hands-On Introduction to eIRB

This training is a hands-on workshop for users that need to submit to the Partners IRB. The workshop will focus on the basics of how to navigate, track, and submit common submission types using eIRB. The eIRB/Humans module within the …