For Study Coordinators

Education & Training Opportunities

Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Workshop

Date: September 23 & 24, 2015

This two-day workshop is designed to provide a basic framework of the role and responsibilities of the research coordinator, the regulatory and policy requirements for appropriate conduct of clinical research at OHSU, and tools to assist coordinators to successfully perform their role. This workshop is open to all OHSU employees.

 Study Coordinator Training Series

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) offer a series of classes for OHSU Study Coordinators.  The classes are designed to provide study coordinators with working knowledge of OHSU research policies and operations.  The goal is to further the development of highly skilled study coordinators at OHSU. Registration is open to all OHSU employees currently working as research coordinators, although previous completion of OCTRI's Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Training Workshop is highly encouraged.

  • Analyzing and Implementing a Research Protocol
  • Writing and Obtaining Informed Consent
  • Essential Regulatory and Source Documents

Learn more about the Study Coordinator Training Series

SoCRA Clinical Research Certification Exam

The 2015 SoCRA exam held at OHSU will be November 9th.
Time: 8am to 12noon
Location: Mac Hall 1162

Facilitated by Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI). Applicants must be current SoCRA member or have two or more years of experience in clinical research and meet all of the eligibility requirements in order to register for the exam. Please contact Kimberly Poole for questions.

Registration deadline is September 28, 2015
You must register through SoCRA For application and fee information

Study Group

If you are interested in joining a SoCRA Study Group please contact Carrie Farrar from the OHSU Clinical Research Coordinator Network at or 503-494-4233. This is a great way to meet other coordinators and prepare for the exam!

Clinical Research Coordinator Network

This network provides opportunities to meet and network with other Study Coordinators.  To find out when the next meeting is and learn more click here.     

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