- An overview of the principles and methods of clinical investigation
|A five-day introductory course on the principles and methods of clinical investigation.||Introduction to Clinical Investigation|
The Harvard Catalyst Postgraduate Education Program in Clinical & Translational Science provides training to clinical investigators through a range of educational offerings, with the Introduction to Clinical Investigation course serving as the first level. Subsequent educational experiences provide advanced training, such as enrollment in Master's degree and mentored research programs.
This course offers an introduction to the skills necessary to embark on a career in clinical research. By providing a survey experience in core competency areas using a mixture of didactic lectures and workshops, attendees will be challenged to move beyond rote repetition of learned material. Participants will enhance their ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate data along the translational research continuum of:
Course materials including presentations by the faculty, required and supplemental readings, and links to archived material from prior iterations of the course will be made available to attendees two weeks in advance. In order to maximize their learning experience, attendees are strongly encouraged to commit the time for a thorough review of the course materials in advance of attending Introduction to Clinical Investigation.
Upon completing this course, participants will be prepared to begin mentored clinical research and to select from additional, specialized training, mentoring, and consultation opportunities for clinical investigation available through Harvard Catalyst.
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