For Study Coordinators

Education & Professional Support

Clinical Research Coordinator Network

Are you a study coordinator looking to network, improve your skills and engage with other study coordinators? If so, we invite you to join the OHSU Clinical Research Coordinator Network (CRCN). Whether you're working on your first study or have years of experience, join us for: 

  • Professional networking
  • Training and mentoring
  • Learning and engagement
  • Fun with fellow coordinators

 To find out when the next meeting is and learn more click here.     


SoCRA Clinical Research Certification Exam

The 2015 SoCRA exam at OHSU will be November 9th. The registration deadline is September 28th.

Time: 8am to 12noon
Location: Center for Health and Healing (CHH), 3rd floor, room 1A/B

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 Kimberly Poole for questions.

SoCRA Exam Study Group

If you are interested in joining a SoCRA exam study group, please contact the OHSU Clinical Research Coordinator Network at This is a great way to meet other coordinators and prepare for the exam!


Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Workshop

Dates: 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.

Learn more about the Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Training Workshop


Study Coordinator Training Series

Dates: TBA

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


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