Training & Education

Welcome to the Training & Education section of the Clinical Research website. 

We are committed to supporting outstanding, compliant clinical research by connecting investigators and research personnel with appropriate training, educational opportunities and institutional resources.

Getting Started

to access the Prerequisites for Conducting Clinical Research

to keep up to date with the latest announcements, find your resources and education opportunities, access how-to guides, connect with your colleagues, & RSVP to events

to access Jefferson-only resources for Training & Education

for a three minute orientation of our MyJeffHub Clinical Research Community

for a guide to the minimum requirements necessary in order to participate in clinical research projects at Jefferson.

Forums, Events & Seminars

A Road Map to Clinical Research is a half-day course, presented three times per year.

This course provides a step by step overview of the systems, processes and resources that clinical research personnel must successfully navigate in order to perform compliant clinical research at Jefferson.

Invites are sent to personnel via the myJeffHub Clinical Research Community.

Below are the topics that are presented along with the presenters' contact information.

Clinical Research Fundamentals is a full-day course, presented three times per year.

This program is targeted toward clinical research personnel that are new to clinical research (18 months or less).  The content will enhance the understanding of the role and responsibilities of the clinical research coordinator by providing foundational knowledge. Attendees will acquire the tools necessary to improve performance of safe, ethical and compliant clinical research in the academic and clinical setting.

Below are the topics presented at the previous course along with the presenters' contact information.

To access the slides, click on [Go To Confluence] above and log in with your Jefferson campus key and password.

The Jefferson Clinical Research Forum (JCRF) is open to all clinical research personnel and occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. 

This monthly forum provides educational offerings and disseminates information on important changes to institutional research infrastructure and processes. In addition, the JCRF serves as a unique opportunity for research personnel to collaborate and network on a regular basis.

Join the Clinical Research Community on myJeffHub to get the invite. 

The Office of Research Administration provides support services, oversight and training to Jefferson faculty and staff in submitting, managing, and monitoring external funding. Listed below are four tracks designed to strengthen your knowledge of the full life cycle of a grant.

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers workshops and trainings throughout the year specifically targeted towards writing meant for publication. Classes such as, "How to Write Better Abstracts" and "Key Steps in Writing - and Publishing - Your Manuscript," particularly appeal to the research community. 

Training & Education Questions?

Kathy O'Malley, RN, BSN, CCRP
Director, Education and Training
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-503-4079  |  215-503-7420 fax
Contact Kathy O'Malley

Valerie Hess
Project Manager, Education and Training
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact Valerie Hess

Beth Lynch, CIP
Project Manager
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 900
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Contact Beth Lynch