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General Training for Research Personnel

Training/Class Provided by Applicable for you?    Check below
Human Subjects Protections
and GCP Training

See Human Subject website - CITI

All faculty, staff, and students within the Stanford University who conduct Human Subjects Research.

See RPH 5.7 Training in the Protection of Human Subjects for requirements

HIPAA Training Register through STARS - PRIV-0100

All faculty, staff, and students within the Stanford University School of Medicine. 

See University Privacy Office for requirements

Research Billing and the Workbook Process Register in LearnMed - CTR-2100

Recommended for all research personnel who will participate in research projects that require services provided by one of the Stanford Hospitals or any of its clinics.

See Study Design & Start Up for details

Clinical Research Budgeting: The Budgeting and Billing Workbook


Clinical Research Budgeting: RMG Processes and Estimating Costs

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Overview of Clinical Research Resources Register in LearnMed - CTR-1100

Recommended for all faculty, staff, and students within the Stanford University who conduct Human Subjects Research.

See Clinical Research Operations Program for details

Study Start Up Register in LearnMed - CTR-0106
Study Team – Roles/ Responsibilities and Delegation of Authority Register through STARS - CTR-0107
IRB Process Register through STARS - CTR-0111

Informed Consent Process

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Essential Documents and the Regulatory Binder Register through STARS - CTR-0109 Overview Register in LearnMed - CTR-0108
General and IRB Reporting Requirements Register in LearnMed- CTR-0113
Good Documentation Practices Register in LearnMed - CTR-0103
Ethics and Clinical Research Register in LearnMed - CTR-0101

Research Administrative Systems

Training/Class Provided by Applicable for you?    Check below
eProtocol  System
(IRB Submissions)

For individuals who need to use the eProtocol system.

See eProtocol training website

OnCore System

(clinical research management system)

Non-cancer studies:
- OnCore Support
- See OnCore Information web page.

Cancer studies:
- CCTO provides training for cancer clinical research – see STARS for Basic or Advanced Training.)

For individuals who need to use the OnCore system

Additional Education and Training

Topic/Area Description
Sponsor Investigator Research (SIR)

Stanford investigators who hold their own IND or IDE should contact one of the following for required training.

See HRPP Policy Manual, Chapter 5.6  Sponsor-Investigator Research  for requirements.

Clinical Research Operations Program (CROP)

The goal of this program is to ensure  quality research across the university, and to enhance the career growth of our clinical research personnel. The program offers a Stanford Clinical Research Operations Certification. To obtain the certification, Program participants must complete 16 core and 4 elective classes, and pass a final exam.

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Epic Training


Epic training is provided through Stanford Health Care, in a classroom setting or online via HealthStream. Visit the following links for more information:

New Hire Training- Information on training offerings

Get Epic Help- Training scheduling / eLearning Support or contact

HealthStream Online Course FAQ- Frequently asked questions on getting started in HealthStream

Data Studio
(led by BDS faculty)  

Data Studio brings together biomedical researchers and biostatistics faculty for in-depth consultations about clinical trials, epidemiological/population health studies, and complex panomics studies. Our facilitator assists the biomedical researcher to prepare the data, statistical questions, and other materials for the consultation. 

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Dean of Research (DoR)

Research Compliance Training (Responsible Conduct of Research, Piship, etc.)

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Epidemiology and Population Heath

The Stanford Department of Epidemiology and Population Health (E&PH) offers expertise, research, and training on study design, data collection, analysis and proper interpretation of scientific evidence to improve human health in the clinic and in the field.

Education and Training Programs

The Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology and Clinical Research provides students the knowledge and skills essential to patient-oriented clinical research. You will learn how to critically evaluate a published paper, conduct peer review of a research manuscript or grant, develop a study protocol for an observational or clinical trial, develop an analytic approach appropriate for the proposed study, and conduct data analysis and interpret its results.

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Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI)

Mentoring workshops for the academic enrichment and success of early career investigators in the Department of Pediatrics, held through the Pediatric Mentoring Program.  Open to junior faculty and trainees.

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Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO)

Educational offerings for Cancer Institute research staff.

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Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Biomedical ethics taught by SCBE faculty.

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Lane Library

Library provides classes and consulting.

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Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR)

Educational offerings for those interested in clinical research offered by SCCR staff.

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