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 programs, educational opportunities and institutional resources.

Getting Started

to access the Prerequisites for Conducting Clinical Research

to access Jefferson-only resources for Training & Education

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

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.

Prerequisites to Conducting Clinical Research & Responsibilities of the Research Team Kathleen O'Malley, RN BSN CCRP
Find Your Resources & Study Startup Kathleen O'Malley, RN BSN CCRP

Tiffany Morrison, MS CCRP

Required Systems and Training Tina Bowser 
IRB Submissions / Central IRB Kyle Conner, MA CIP
OHR QI Program & Resources Patrick Herbison, MEd CIP & Request for PHI  Melissa McCarey, MPH
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) Overview Sylvia O'Neill, MD
Business Operations: Pre-Award & Post-Award Ron Polizzi, MBA CRA
Patient Remuneration, Greenphire Clincard Laura Vinci, RN MBA

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 TJU 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. 

Clinical Research Coordinator Workshop is a two-day, interactive workshop, presented by subject matter experts and is open to all researchers who would like to attend, regardless of affiliation.

The workshop is designed to deepen understanding and improve performance of safe, ethical and compliant clinical research in the academic and clinical setting. The workshop includes a comprehensive review of the best practices, skills, and tools necessary to implement successful clinical research that incorporates Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.

Join the Clinical Research Community on myJeffHub to get the invite or, if you're not affiliated with TJU, e-mail to express interest and keep in the know. 

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

Kathy O'Malley, RN, BSN, CCRP
Associate Director, Education and Training
1015 Chestnut Street, Suite 317
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-503-4079  |  215-503-7420 fax
Contact Ms. O'Malley