Regulatory Science Virtual Symposium: “Clinical Research Career Pathways” Session 1: Introduction (2021)

Course Syllabus/Topics

  1. Introduction
    1. The “Clinical Research Career Pathway” symposium is sponsored by: SC CTSI, ICTS, UCLA CTSI, and USC School of Pharmacy International Center for Regulatory Science.
  2. Symposium Log-In
    1. Electronic Binder:
  3. SC CTSI Clinical Research Support (CRS)
    1. A comprehensive single stop service in aiding investigators and research teams to develop, activate, conduct, and report results for human subject research studies
    2. Initial focus on investigator-initiated trials (non-cancer)
    3. Contact: Nicki Karimipour, PhD and Lily Jara, BS
      1. More Information: 
  4. Clinical Trial Quality Training Series, Monitoring Module:
    1. Created by USC Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences
    2. To cross train investigators in monitoring practices
    3. Create a new account and fill in information, open email and confirm account, select courses and scroll down to click Module 1 - Clinical Trial Monitoring, select enroll me
  5. Georgia CTSA and SC CTSI: Online Course Catalog
    1. Free training for the clinical research workforce, with a free, one-time registration for first 400 registrants. Registration provides unlimited access to all courses and programs in the Online Course Catalog.
    2. Participants will earn a certificate or badge of completion with contact hours, and contact hours can be used for CRP certification renewal.
    3. Link:
    1. Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences website can be found within the USC School of Pharmacy
  7. Degree Programs
    1. Five Graduate Programs: DRSC, MS Regulatory Science, MS Management for Drug Development, and MS Medical Product Quality
    2. Certificates: Food Safety, Regulatory Science, Early Drug Development, Clinical Design and Management, Patient and Product Safety
  8. Symposiums
    1. Occurring since 2015!
    2. Symposium recordings are accessible for viewing on SC CTSI’s online educational library:
    3. Next symposium will be held in April 2021, focusing on Principles of Global Clinical Research for Medical Devices
    4. All classes are offered online, as well as in-person (hopefully again soon!).
  9. Agenda
  10. Program Evaluation
    1. Please complete by Friday, March 19, 2021 to receive a certificate of completion.


Accompanying text created by Omer Baker, BS Human Biology Candidate | | Edited by Annie Ly, MS Regulatory Science Candidate |


Eunjoo Pacifici, PharmD, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences Associate Director, D. K. Kim International Center for Regulatory Science

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