Interested in clinical research? HIP is accepting applications

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The Human Investigations Program at OHSU trains scientists in the principles of and best practices in clinical and translational research.

Faculty, clinical and postdoctoral fellows and graduate students can earn a certificate in human investigations or a master’s degree in clinical research. HIP also offers the opportunity to take individual courses. Applicants should have a doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program within the OHSU schools of medicine, dentistry or nursing or the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health.  .

Learn more about the curriculum and academic programs

HIP is based on nationally recognized competencies for clinical and translational research. The curriculum includes a wide variety of required courses and electives that provide the basic foundations for clinical and translational research. Topics range from the study design, biostatistics, scientific writing, community-based research, evidence-based medicine and more.

Apply by July 15, 2022

The application involves a written component, letter of support from your department or mentor and transcripts.

The majority of HIP classes will be taught synchronously online while some classes will be offered in a hybrid format (i.e. primarily online with a few in-person sessions) pending approval for the upcoming academic year.


The Human Investigations Program is supported by the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute.