iSRA Clinical Trials in Healthcare Intensive - Program

Program Objective

This five-weeek intensive program provides unique insight into research operations in hospitals where research activities exist side by side with clinical operations. Successful and effective research collaborations with hospitals and health care systems for investigator-initiated research (IIR) and industry-sponsored research is dependent on specific knowledge about how to best access and engage within these environments.

At the end of the course, participants will receive a total of 10 CEU credits. Participants will have access to 5 additional hours of webinars related to the intensive training.

Program Description

This intensive program was developed to give a unique insight into research operations in these environments where research activities exist side by side with clinical operations and both have a focus to improve the lives of patients and populations served.

Topics Include:
  • The Research Enterprise in Hospitals and Healthcare Systems
  • Research Engagement
  • Clinical Trials Pre-Study/Active-Study/Close-Out Activities
  • Retrospective Data Studies
  • Biomaterial Studies
  • The Workforce, Policies and Procedures and Research Training

Learning Objectives

  • Improve partnerships and relationships in conducting research with Hospitals and Healthcare Systems
  • Advance knowledge around Hospital and Healthcare System based research operations  
  • Provide attendees with information and tools to use in the engaging Hospitals and Healthcare Systems as research sites and research partners

Intended Audience 

The Clinical Trials in Healthcare Intensive training is for research administrators, principal investigators, departmental and center professionals who are interested in learning how to successfully work with or to improve working with, hospital or healthcare system sites in clinical research.

Program Instructors

Phil ColaPhil Cola
Associate Director, Academic Affairs
Doctor of Management Programs
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University
Kristina Knapp JackKristina Knapp Jack
Associate Director, Translational Research
Collaborative Research Centers
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Amy SikalisAmy Sikalis
Director Research and Science
University of Utah
Kevin TitusKevin Titus
Business Director
Allergy & Immunology and Asthma Research Divisions
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Maddie WilliamsMadeleine Williams
Senior Consultant
Huron Consulting Group