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Professional Development

Training and continuing education for people performing any research roles, at any stage of career development. 

  • Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Science-The advanced certificate in Regulatory Science is a multidisciplinary, cross-departmental graduate credential administered by the Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) designed to produce a cadre of highly trained professionals able to contribute to the development of new medical interventions by enhancing the innovation, efficiency, and quality of the medical product development pipeline. 

The University offers support for scientific writing:

  • Scientific writing, editing and consultation services are offered by Constance Baldwin, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics at URMC. Contact the Research Help Desk.
  • Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) webpage - Writing Resources
  • CTSI provides education and career development programs.
  • The Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) supports innovative educational programs.
  • Support for Developing an Informed Consent Process
  • The Office of Human Subject Protection (OHSP) assists researchers in protecting the rights, welfare, and safety of human subjects by providing programs in research ethics and human subject safety. Complete human subjects training through an online program.
  • Refer to the Study Documentation Tool Box for examples of logs, source documents, notes to file and regulatory files to support research operations.
  • The Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) provides many resources to support Continuing Education and Training for research faculty and staff, including information about Continuous Learning for Administrators of Sponsored Programs (CLASP).
  • Study Coordinators Organization for Research and Education (SCORE) provides continuing education and regularly scheduled opportunities for networking for URMC research coordinators and staff.
  • Complete University Committee on Animal Resources (UCAR) training.