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Clinical Research Support

Clinical Trials Education Office (CTEO)

Education

Investigator Education

Required Training

  • Human Subject Protection Training
    The University of Miami CITI program satisfies DF/HCC’s requirement for training in human subject protection. Training is required prior to involvement in human subject research at DF/HCC and then every three years.
  • Good Clinical Practice Training (clinical trialists only)
    Clinical trialists must complete a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course. Please complete the CITI Basic Good Clinical Practice course through your home institution and forward a copy of the completion report to cteo@dfci.harvard.edu.
    IMPORTANT: The CITI Basic Good Clinical Practice course is separate from the CITI Human Research course. 

  • New Overall Principal Investigator (PI) Briefing
    This briefing reviews Overall PI responsibilities, NCI and DF/HCC policies, and IRB reporting requirements. Investigators should contact the CTEO to schedule their personal session.

Additional Training

  • Clinical Investigator Education Series
    This quarterly series presents new policies and regulations or addresses topics of interest identified by DF/HCC leadership and/or the faculty. CME credit is available.
  • eLearning Center
    An online resource library that references key presentations, polices, and general information to help you with your day-to-day research responsibilities.

Clinical Research Staff Education

Required Training

  • Human Subject Protection Training
    The University of Miami CITI program satisfies DF/HCC’s requirement for training in human subject protection. Training is required prior to involvement in human subject research at DF/HCC and then every three years.
  • New DF/HCC Research Staff Orientation
    This online orientation program addresses topics pertinent to conducting research at DF/HCC. For study coordinators and research nurses new to DF/HCC.

Additional Training

  • Research Staff Education Series
    This monthly series for study staff addresses ethical issues in clinical research, barriers to day-to-day trial management and clarifications about how to apply regulations and guidelines to current practice. Contact hours as available.
  • eLearning Center
    An online resource library that references key presentations, polices, and general information to help you with your day-to-day research responsibilities.