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Other Offerings:
Past Offerings:
05/24/24, 05/20/24, 05/16/24, 05/13/24, 05/10/24 and 178 others
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Other Offerings:
Past Offerings:
01/26/24, 10/27/23, 03/31/23, 06/24/22, 01/28/22 and 1 other


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Clinical Research Day | Call for Abstracts

Dear Researchers,

We are excited to announce that this year’s Clinical Research Day will be hosted on Thursday, October 10, 2024! At this time, the Event Portal is open for abstract submissions! This year’s topic is Gene and Cell Therapy: Current challenges for implementation. Our keynote speaker is Roger Joseph Hajjar, MD, Director of Mass General Brigham Gene and Cell Therapy Institute.

Additional details and resources for Clinical Research Day can be found on the event portal. If you have any questions, please contact us at

We are excited to offer a number of hospital wide awards, departmental awards, and recognition awards.

Award recipients in the various categories would also be eligible to apply for the Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards hosted by the Clinical Research Forum.

A more detailed itinerary will be made available on the Event Portal.

Division of Clinical Research, Massachusetts General Research Institute

Spotlight: DCR Bioinformatics Consortium

Spotlight: DCR Bioinformatics Consortium

The MGH Bioinformatics Consortium offers bioinformatics and genomics services, education, and training for biological, preclinical and clinical investigators at MGB. It integrates wet-lab capabilities for next-generation sequencing, assists partners in experimental/clinical data generation, management, and guides quantitative analysis using best practices. For more information, or for information about all of the DCR Consultation Units available to MGH faculty and staff, please click here.
Responsible Conduct of Research Courses
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Responsible conduct of research (RCR) training is required of students, trainees, and investigators with career development awards who are supported by NIH funds. In addition, the National Science Foundation (NSF) requires RCR training of undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with any NSF support. In order to fulfill the RCR training requirement MGB developed a curriculum that must be completed by all awardees. Once you have attended the 4-hour MGB RCR Seminar the awardees must obtain an additional 4 credits. MGH offers sessions that are RCR-credit eligible to complete the remaining 4 credits (1 credit = 1 hour).

Please note that this is a recording and does not offer RCR credit. Live courses that offer RCR credit can be found here Course Catalogue.

CRC/Clinical RA Study on Well-being

Are you a clinical research coordinator/assistant (CRC or clinical RA) working with human subjects to advance medical science? If so, you may be eligible for a short survey study on CRC well-being.

CRCs are integral team members in any medical research. We, a team that includes CRCs at Mass General Brigham, are conducting a short, longitudinal survey study designed to answer the question “Who is the CRC and what factors impact their well-being?” Our research study aims to investigate the risk and protective factors of burnout among CRCs to better understand and support CRCs and their well-being.

Study procedures include a short survey. You will have the option to provide your email address in order to receive the survey for follow-up data in the next five years.

Eligible MGB CRCs/clinical RAs are:

  1. Adults (18+)
  2. Working directly with human subjects
  3. Currently employed as a CRC/RA for at least 6 months

To participate or learn more, feel free to click any of the links below, or check out the attached flyer!

For more information, contact us at

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Center for Suicide Research and Prevention (CSRP)

When: Friday, July 21 | 10:00-11:00 am
Location: Virtual via Zoom

Register here!

The Center for Suicide Research and Prevention (CSRP) is pleased to announce the upcoming webinar titled, “Brief Mental Health Interventions for Suicide Risk”.

Featured speakers include:

  • Jessica Schleider – Director of the Lab for Scalable Mental Health at Northwestern University
  • “Making the Moment Matter: Digital Single-Session Interventions for Suicide Risk and Crisis Response”
  • John Torous – Director of the Digital Psychiatry Division at Harvard Medical School
  • “Clinical Considerations for Digital Resources in Care for Patients With Suicidal Ideation”
  • Michael Zimmer – Director of the Center for Data, Ethics and Society at Marquette University
  • “Data Ethics and Digital Mental Health Interventions: Opportunities & Gaps”

For more information about the CSRP, visit
our website!