Introduction to Clinical Research Summer Course

Summer term
Co-Directors: Daniel Ford, MD, MPH and Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS
Contact Person: Stacey Marks

2019 Registration opens June 3,  2019.  Please check here for registration link by June 3rd.

Course materials and homework exercises will be provided electronically. Student evaluations are based on paired pre- and post-test of knowledge base.

Course learning objectives: Define a research question. Understand the steps involved in conducting clinical research. Review and evaluate the main study designs used in clinical research: case-control, cohort, clinical trials, cross-sectional, met-analyses. Understand the basis of statistical analyses of clinical research studies. Understand the methodological basis of diagnostic and prognostic testing. Prepare and review a research project.

Location: East Baltimore, 2024 E. Monument Street Suite 1-500Q

Class Times: 
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.  – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m.  – 5:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:30p.m.

Enrollment Minimum: 5

Enrollment Maximum: 50

Prerequisites: Prior submission of an abstract for a research project.

Grading Restriction:  Non-Credit Professional Development