Education and Training Resources

Education & Training

The Research Education program focuses on long-term didactic and mentored clinical and translational research training through a variety of initiatives. The program provides clinical and translational research training opportunities including the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) degree, KL2 for junior faculty, TL1 for predoctoral (PhD, MD, and PharmD students) and postdoctoral (residents/clinical fellows), and a Certificate Program in Translational Science (CPTS). The Woodruff Fund Inc. provides additional support to these Research Education programs.

Additional Training & Workforce Development Resources

Junior Faculty, Trainees, and Young Investigators:  K-Club is an educational forum providing support and advice to young investigators on obtaining research career development awards.

Clinical Research Professionals:  eMPACTTM, Empowering Purposeful Advancement of Careers and Training in the Research Workforce, is a career navigation system that promotes the purposeful training and career advancement of the Clinical Translational Research workforce by connecting training and employment opportunities with individual career goals. 

Clinical Research Professional Courses are free online trainings. Participants earn a certificate or badge with contact hours (continuing education) from an accredited provider.

IRB Webinars (Emory) are presented on the second Thursday of every month during the academic calendar year. The presentations start at 12 PM and last about 30 minutes. Following the live presentation, the recording of the webinar and Q&A session are archived for easy access.

Phlebotomy 101 is a two-day introductory classroom and clinical hands-on training that teaches the techniques of venipuncture. The course is offered to research coordinators monthly and is led by GCRC nurses. The course is only offered to Emory, Morehouse School of Medicine, and the University of Georgia faculty and staff. Note: The course is open to research professionals that serve the adult population only. We do not accept pediatric research professionals.

Innovators:  Bench2Market Talks series provides free commercialization guidance to the university research community.

Undergraduate Students:  Capstone Design is a series of courses at Georgia Tech who work in teams to design, build, and test prototypes with real world applications.

All:  Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research is a Georgia CTSA-sponsored, freely available online educational resource.