- Gaining a deeper understanding of the fundamental components of clinical and translational research
|Online course that offers an overview of clinical research and the T spectrum.||Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Research (FaCToR)|
FaCToR offers an overview of the concepts of clinical/translational research through the dynamic and interactive medium of online learning. As a selected participant of this online course, you will learn about the spectrum of clinical and translational research that begins with first-in-human studies and concludes with healthcare interventions implemented on a population level.
Course participants will learn the steps necessary to establish and sustain a successful career in clinical research, including:
In addition, participants will engage with colleagues, teaching fellows, and faculty through online discussion and other media.
Harvard Catalyst's Postgraduate Education Program offers first priority to applicants who are current students, faculty, or employees of Harvard University, its ten schools, or its seventeen academic healthcare centers, or students at Boston College School of Nursing, MIT, or Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. A complete list of participating institutions can be found on the About Harvard Catalyst page.
* External applicants are accepted for a fee when space is available. For additional details, please email us.
The Harvard Catalyst Education Program is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Learning about the T spectrum (T1-T4 phases of research) is critical to understanding clinical and translational research. Watch a Harvard Catalyst video that demonstrates these phases.