OCTRI Human Investigations Program: Apply by July 15

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OCTRI Human Investigations Program
Due July 15, 2020
Online application form

OCTRI is now accepting applications for its Human Investigations Program, which is a series of courses to enhance your clinical and translational research career.

Through participating, you can earn a Certificate in Human Investigations or a Master of Clinical Research. There’s also a non-degree option that allows you to take specific courses offered through the program.

Am I eligible?

Applicants must have a doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral degree program through the School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, School of Nursing or the School of Public Health.

Faculty and staff applicants can be employed at OHSU, VA Portland Health Care System or other healthcare facilities or institutions of higher education in the Northwest.

Full eligibility details are available on the program’s website.

What will I learn?

The Human Investigations Program provides education and training on the principles of clinical and translational research. Participants will learn, among other things, how to choose relevant research questions, design and write a research study protocol and interpret literature to assess the knowledge base of a topic.

Course subjects include clinical research design, proposal development and evidence-based medicine seminars. The program’s full course offerings are available on its website.

How do I apply?

How you apply depends on if you’d like to earn the Certificate or Master of Clinical Research or only take select courses. However, there are a few commonalities:

  • All applications are due July 15, 2020
  • All applicants must fill out an online application form
  • Applicants must arrange for their official transcript to be submitted directly from their highest degree granting program to the HIP
  • All other application materials will be submitted to the HIP

The specific requirements for the Certificate, MCR and non-degree programs are listed on the HIP website.