Title

A CTSA-sponsored program for clinical research coordination: networking, education, and mentoring.

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2-1-2011

Journal

Clin Transl Sci

Volume

4

Issue

1

DOI

10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00259.x

Keywords

Awards and Prizes; Certification; Community Networks; Iowa; Mentors; Self Report; Translational Medical Research; Universities

Abstract

Upon receipt of the National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award, the University of Iowa's Institute for Clinical and Translational Science committed to develop an infrastructure for research professionals. Three goals were established: (1) identification of research professionals within the University of Iowa, (2) development of an educational series, including orientation and continuing education, and (3) development of a mentoring system. The purpose of this paper is to describe the process of development, initiation, and outcomes of a successful networking, educational, and mentoring system crafted for research professionals at the University of Iowa.

Comments

This is an open access PubMed Central article.

Peer Reviewed

1

Open Access

1

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