We can help you navigate the clinical research landscape and become a better investigator through our professional education programs, interactive seminars and workshops, and on-demand resources. We can also connect you to additional offerings available outside of NUCATS to meet your needs.
- Master of Science in Clinical Investigation
Formal training in clinical research for medical residents, fellows, and junior faculty. Individual courses available
- Leadership & Management Strategies for Clinical Investigators
A four-day program on research-tested management and leadership skills that can be applied to the business side of science.
Interactive Seminars & Workshops
- Taking Responsibility for the Responsible Conduct of Research
Designed for recipients of NIH or other training awards that require training in Responsible Conduct of Research.
- Succeeding With Your K Award
A highly interactive and mutually supportive peer-mentoring seminar series.
- Good Clinical Practice
Learn about the international, ethical, and scientific quality standard for designing, conducting, recording, and reporting trials that involve the participation of human subjects.
- Navigating the Research Enterprise
A seminar series for early-career faculty and postdoctoral fellows who have protected research time.
- Developing & Enhancing Mentoring Relationships
A monthly series of 90-minute workshops that is designed to develop and enhance mentoring relationships.
- Mentor Training Certificate Program
Workshops designed to train faculty in becoming effective clinical and translational research mentors.
- Grant Writing Coaching Groups
Teaches the style and content of proposal writing.
- NIH Peer Review Program
Offers feedback from NIH-funded Northwestern faculty who have significant experience with peer review.
- Starzl Academy
Trains physician-scientists in the skills necessary to bring cutting-edge scientific advances and technologies to today’s patients.
- Galter Library & Learning Center
Offers university affiliates free classes via Zoom on a variety of research topics.