UCSF is committed to supporting the research efforts of the UCSF investigator community through various training efforts. We recommend that Investigators who are new to UCSF visit Resources for New Investigators for general institutional information.
|Investigators who will work with human subjects must complete the CITI Online Human Subjects Protection Training before the CHR gives final approval. The CHR tracks this online training to document compliance with Federal training requirements.|
|Training in Clinical Research (TICR) offers a broad array of educational opportunities in the methods of clinical research to meet the diverse needs of trainees, faculty and staff at UCSF.
CTSI Online Education offers classes in Designing Clinical Research, Responsible Conduct of Research, and more.
Browse an overview of UCSF clinical research training and advancement opportunities.
|All UCSF faculty with effort on sponsored projects and other employees involved in the effort certification process must complete approved training on Effort Reporting. Re-certification through continuing education is required every three years.|
|The CITI Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Basic Course is an overview of GCP. Some departments on campus require this course, but it is optional for the HRPP. Be sure to check with your departmental GCP training requirements. See the Good Clinical Practice Training page for more information.|
|The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs offers formal instruction and support to Postdoctoral Fellows in an effort to enhance the training experience at UCSF and promote successful careers in science. It is an information warehouse providing an avenue of communication among Postdoctoral Fellows, Faculty and Administrators.|
|Research Conflicts of Interest training addresses the importance of ensuring financial interests do not affect, or appear to affect, the design, conduct of reporting of research or compromise the protection of human subjects.|
|The US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Research Integrity (ORI) offers web-based Research Misconduct training and resources to help researchers understand the types of misconduct and how universities handle them.|
|Additional Training for Animal Care and Environmental Health & Safety in Research is available online. See the Training tab to view the courses offered and click on the course title to view the course summary. The course title link at the top of the summary will take you into the online class. Access requires a username and password, which can also be requested online.|
Other Useful Websites
- The Research Clinic, a Web-based interactive training video aimed at teaching clinical and social researchers how to better protect research subjects and avoid research misconduct, offered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).
- Epocrates offers a variety of health and medicine information
- Medlixicon contains medical searches, news and resources for healthcare professionals
- Moffitt-Long / Mt. Zion laboratory manual
- Medical License Printing
- Clinical Translational Science Institute