Tag Archive: Training

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). The ICTR’s Training, Education, & Career Development Programs has partnered with the Office of Faculty Development and the Professional Development and Career Office to provide oversight, support, resources, and networking opportunities for K-level mentored awardees.  To address some of the needs and overcome the barriers identified, this program links available resources for preparation of future R grant submissions, including individual or small group mentoring and an annual retreat for engaged mentored awardees. Please contact our program […]

Research Coordinator Clinical Trainings


The ICTR has secured training  modules for the most common training needs and provides competency checklists for each skill in the content below. If you have questions please review the FAQ. If your research group does not have the resources to provide clinical skill training and skills check off, this is available on a first come first serve basis through the Clinical Research Units. *To view myLearning courses, first login to myJHU, then click on the appropriate link. Phlebotomy myLearning Course- JHH Nursing Phlebotomy Overview Height and Weight Download Competency Checklist Height and Weight Training Guide Specimen Collection: Midstream (Clean-Voided) […]

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? How do brain cells build connections to each other? Our researchers use toys to help answer these and other questions in the video series Science: Out of the Box.   Immunotherapy and Antibodies | Slaying Lung Cancer Medical oncologist Julie Brahmer, M.D., explains how immunotherapy works as a tool in treating lung cancer. Using toys and finger paints, she demonstrates how the immune system attacks cancer cells. Dr. Brahmer discusses why immunotherapy is a promising new treatment […]

Translational Research Communities (TRC)


In 2014, the ICTR created three Translational Research Communities (TRCs): Drugs, Biologics, Vaccines, and Devices Co-Leaders Barbara Slusher and Clifford Weiss Biomarkers and Diagnostic Tests Co-Leaders Martin Pomper and Elizabeth Selvin Behavioral, Social, and Systems Science Co-Leaders Felicia Hill-Briggs and Jill Marsteller The goals of these communities are to: Stimulate discovery that impacts health Engage and employ the wide range of ICTR resources and program areas, for example study design, biostatistics, pilot project funding, and the CRUs. Improve the quality, innovation and impact of Johns Hopkins University (JHU) translational research Improve research impact through early partnering with stakeholders and the community […]

Training Video Library


The Participant Recruitment and Retention Program has compiled training videos that address common recruitment challenges. Research teams are encouraged to use the information to enhance their recruitment efforts. Note: Some of the materials require a JHED identification to access. Recently Added Building Trust, Engaging Communities & Disseminating Results Measuring the Impact of Recruitment Efforts Electronic Recruitment Methods Digital Recruitment Practical Guidance on the Use of Social Media for Recruitment Community-Engaged Recruitment Innovative Tools to Reach Participants Budgeting Budgeting for Recruitment  Communication Skill Building Communication Skills to Enhance Recruitment, Part 1 Communication Skills to Enhance Recruitment, Part 2 Communication Skills as […]

Community Engagement Resources for Investigators


The Community Engagement Program aims to bring researchers, diverse communities, and stakeholders together to share their knowledge, skills and resources with a common goal of improving community health.   Community Engaged Research Training We offer introductory and advanced training in community engaged research. Training topics include:  Planning and evaluating community engagement in research; disseminating research findings to the public; building and sustaining research partnerships. All training is delivered by Johns Hopkins faculty and staff in collaboration with the Community Research Advisory Council. The council includes academic researchers, health care professionals and community members with diverse expertise. Consultations The Community Engagement […]

Introduction to Clinical Research Summer Course


Course Dates: Mon. JULY 15 – Fri. July 19, 2019. Registration is closed because the course is currently FULL. Any questions, please email: Karla McCarthy kmccarthy@jhu.edu Co-Directors: Daniel Ford, MD, MPH and Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD, MS Contact Person: Karla McCarthy 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 […]

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.  Courses are offered on-site and online. Translational clinical research requires a team that can design, analyze, interpret, and implement clinical studies in compliance with ethical and regulatory norms.  Develop this expertise and become a leader in clinical research with the SOCI training program. The SOCI program contains both onsite and online courses including: Database Design and Implementation in Clinical Research Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Clinical Research Design of Clinical Studies Quantitative Analysis of Clinical Data Outcomes […]

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. About Us This unique program consists of several components: an educational component, a resource component, and a staff-networking component. This program is intended for recent college graduates with limited clinical research experience or for those who have health care or clinical experience and are interested in research coordination. View a lecture detailing this program here. Education & Training The education component of the program provides the study coordinator apprentices with […]

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. Participants gain the skills necessary to design and conduct clinical investigations of emerging medical treatments and technologies, and to apply new diagnostic techniques and approaches to the study of human pathophysiology. Students work mostly with faculty, postdoctoral fellows and other allied health professionals working with human subjects in clinical investigation. Graduates pursue careers in academia, and as independent clinical investigators at pharmaceutical firms and federal regulatory agencies. For more information, visit: http://www.jhsph.edu/academics/graduate-training-programs-in-clinical-investigation/  

Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program


Advancing future leadership, excellence in clinical research through training and participation, creativity, scholarship and collaboration” NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-21 DEADLINE JANUARY 6TH, 2020 This predoctoral (TL) training program allows the ICTR to provide training for students interested in pursuing a career in clinical and translational research (combined master and doctoral degrees with MD or nursing degree). This program is a collaborative effort of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and the Johns Hopkins University Center for BioEngineering Innovation & Design. Click the links below to learn more: […]