For Study Coordinators

Education & Professional Support

SoCRA Clinical Research Certification Exam

The 2017 SoCRA exam at OHSU

Date: TBD

Facilitated by Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI). Applicants must be a 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. You must register through SoCRA; see additional application and fee information. Please contact Darlene Kitterman with questions.

SoCRA Exam Study Group

Interested in joining a SoCRA Study Group?  Please contact Carrie Farrar from the OCTRI Study Coordinator Unit or 503-494-4233 to connect with other coordinators taking the exam this year. This is a great way to meet new people and prepare for the test.

Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Workshop

Dates: January 25th and 26th, 2017

Location: CHH 3070. room 4

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.

Learn more about the Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Training Workshop

Study Coordinator Training Series

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

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

Past Presentation:

Working with CTO-Contracting: How Do I Get My Clinical Trial Contract Negotiated and Why Isn't It Signed Yet?
Presentation - May 2016
Subject Injury Policy, Identification and Reporting at OHSU
Presentation - May 2016

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