Clinical Research Boot Camp


What is Clinical Research Boot Camp? 

Clinical Research Boot Camp is an intensive, hands-on, interactive three-day training program.  Tailored to meet the specific needs of clinical research personnel, it will provide the knowledge and tools needed to carry out successful clinical research studies.  

Boot Camp attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify professional and ethical issues surrounding human subjects’ research
  2. Implement best practices for recruitment, consent, study conduct, and data safety/security
  3. Incorporate good clinical practice (GCP) into the everyday conduct of your clinical trials.
  4. Ensure your study meets Federal, State and University regulatory requirements.
  5. Describe the complex roles and responsibilities of clinical research team members.

Agenda topics include but are not limited to: good clinical practice, the drug development process, protocol assessment, recruitment and retention, informed consent, medicare/medicaid billing, PAF and contract review process, IRB submissions, human research subject protections, investigational drug services, initiating and managing studies, and data security.

When is the next boot camp?

Fridays October 10th, 17th and 24th, 2014
UIC Student Center West (SCW) Room 206AB at 828 S. Wolcott Ave., Chicago, IL

What is the cost? 

The cost to attend boot camp is $200 for UIC faculty, staff, and trainees or $250 for those outside of the university.  The cost includes breakfast, lunch, course materials and UIC IRB continuing education hours. 

How do I sign up?

Online registration is open now and closes September 15, 2014. If using a FOAPAL number, have it ready you when you register.  Space is limited so be sure to enroll in advance!

Who do I contact for more information?

Lynn Podraza
Director of Research Navigation Services, CCTS
Phone: 312-996-2102
Email: podrazal@uic.edu