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Clinical Research Orientation

College of Medicine Clinical Research Orientation: An Introduction to Clinical Research Principles

In July 2011, the College of Medicine Office of Research initiated a quarterly Clinical Research Orientation program. These educational sessions present an overview of clinical research principles, ethics, regulations, policies, processes and management of human subject research conducted at OSUWMC. All newly hired clinical research staff should complete their module set within 6 months of employment as part of their new employee onboarding.

The orientation has been restructured to better meet the needs of our end users: themed content packaged in short yet concentrated 2-3 hour sessions, with more interactive learning and a focus on comprehension. 

Module 1: Foundations of Clinical Research

Module 2: Recruitment​ & Informed Consent 

Module 3: Data Management

Module 4: Budgets & Contracts 


All modules are open to OSUWMC employees involved in clinical research. COMOR recommends the following module schedule based on the specific job titles:

Clinical Research Coordinator: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Clinical Research Assistant: 1, 2, 3, 5

Regulatory Compliance Officer: 1, 2, 5

Fiscal Officer: 1, 2, 3, 4


Upcoming Sessions:

Module 1: Monday June 18th, 8:00am-11:00am, James B050
Module 2: Monday July 9th, 8:30am-11:00am, James L035
Module 3: Monday July 30th, 8:00am-11:00am, James L045
Module 4: Monday August 20, 8:00am-11:00am, James B050​

​Please note: after August 20th, these modules will be hosted on BuckeyeLearn​

​To Register for the Orientation:
    • log-in to BuckeyeLearn​
    • Select search icon on the right and search for COMOR.​


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