Clinical Research Professionals

CTSI offers continuing education and networking programs for clinical research coordinators, nurses, project managers, regulatory experts, and other staff involved in clinical research.

Training programs are based on research core competencies

Seminars and workshops

The Clinical Research Professional Development Series is a bi-weekly seminar and workshop series for clinical research professionals at the University of Minnesota. Attendees learn about current regulations, best practices, resources, and guidelines pertaining to clinical research at the University, and can network with others. CME Continuing Education Credit Hours are awarded. 


CTSI provides two training offerings for Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs):

  • Foundations for Research Professionals Program is for CRCs new to research or new to the University of Minnesota (<1 year) and aims to help increase knowledge and application of U of M CRC competencies.

  • The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Training is on-demand training for coordinators at the University and beyond who support primary investigators and teams who conduct research with human subjects. In addition to providing education for quality research practices, the training is also creating a career development pathway for CRCs.

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    • Research Professional 1
      322684 - School of Public Health (50% time)
      321208 - Psychiatry
      321928 - Psychiatry
      323130 - Psychiatry
      323176 - General Internal Med
      322828 - Clinical Trials Office
      8352P1 - Medicinal Chemistry

    • Research Professional 2
      322414 - Pediatrics
      322128 - Pediatrics
      322190 - The Hormel Institute
      323152 - Neuroscience
      322829 - Clinical Trials Office
      322570 - Pediatrics
      322384 - Psychiatry (part time)
      321472 - Pediatrics

    • Research Professional 3
      322129 - Pediatrics
      322571 - Pediatrics

    • Research Nurse 3
      318865 - Clinical Trials Office - Oncology Clinical Research Nurse, BMT/HEME - Full Time
      322060 - Pediatrics

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