Training & Education

The ICTR offers a wide array of training, both for investigators at all stages of their career development, as well as the broader research team. We developed a comprehensive, integrated program in clinical and translational research training, education and career development across Johns Hopkins University to produce researchers and research professionals who can successfully improve the health of the public. Our training and development programs facilitate our team science approach to train the workforce needed to thrive in the new research environment.  We strive to provide a set of training and career development opportunities, a toolbox of educational activities for trainees and an interdisciplinary training environment.

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 AWARD

The Johns Hopkins BIRCWH program (JH-BIRCWH) was established to develop highly qualified, independent investigators to conduct women’s health and sex and gender differences research.

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Clinical Research Scholars Program (KL2)

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars Program supports the career development of individuals dedicated toward a career in clinical investigation.

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Courses for Translational Researchers

Johns Hopkins University has partnered with Cousera to develop a series of online data science courses taught by faculty members from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Center of Excellence Analytics in Medicine Program (CAMP)

The Center of Excellence Analytics in Medicine Program (CAMP), is a 12-week intensive look at the Precision Medicine Analytics Platform, serving participants’ research and clinical practice preparing them to run a Precision Medicine Center of Excellence.

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Introduction to Drug Discovery Research

This course deals with various aspects of the drug discovery process including target identification, medicinal chemistry, in vitro and in vivo drug screening methods, pharmacokinetics, drug safety, and intellectual property management.

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Introduction to Clinical Research Summer Course

340.655.01 INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH (JULY 16– 20, 2018) Epidemiology – Summer term Co-Directors: Daniel Ford, MD, MPH and Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS Contact Person: Stacey Marks, MS (sjmarks@jhu.edu)

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Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation

A joint venture between the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, GTPCI trains clinicians to be more effective clinical scientists.

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Patient Safety Collaborative

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is working with Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering to establish an Engineering Collaborative for Patient Safety.

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Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program

“Advancing future leadership, excellence in clinical research through training and participation, creativity, scholarship and collaboration” This predoctoral (TL) training program allows the ICTR to provide training for students.

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K-to-R Transition Program

The “K-to-R” Transition Program was implemented in response to the growing need to enhance the transition from mentored career development awards (K’s) to independent awards (R’s).

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SCAMP Application Process

Applications for the Study Coordinator Apprenticeship and Mentoring Program (SCAMP) are accepted on an annual basis.

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Science of Clinical Investigation (SOCI) Training Program

The Science of Clinical Investigation (SOCI) Training Program is designed to prepare clinicians and other biological scientists to participate in multidisciplinary clinical research.

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Project DIDACT

The purpose of this project is to Disseminate, to the clinical and translational research community, Innovative statistical methods and software for the Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials.

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Study Coordinator Apprenticeship and Mentoring Program (SCAMP)

The ICTR Study Coordinator Apprenticeship and Mentoring Program (SCAMP) is a two-year learning program that trains inexperienced individuals to become study coordinators through hands-on experience by working on actual studies.

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Study Team Training and Resources

Helpful resources for study teams looking for study tools, information on various research topics and a comprehensive list of available training for study teams, including clinical trainings for non-clinical staff.

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Science: Out of the Box

Why is cancer so hard to treat—and what new strategies are researchers considering? What do cells do when their DNA gets tangled up?

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Third Thursdays with the ICTR Lecture Series

February 2017 marks the debut of our new lecture series, Third Thursdays with the ICTR. The ICTR provides tools designed to transform the translational process.

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