CTSI Online Education Curriculum

Master the skills you need for a successful research career with a Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Online Course at UC San Francisco. Earn a certificate in two or four months or combine your training with an internship opportunity and further study.

CTSI allows learners to choose a traditional classroom or a fully online experience for DCR-CT. The RCR course is available only online.

NEW for 2014: How to Write a PCORI Grant, a free online mini-course on key elements of applying for PCORI funding.

Learn more and apply:

Our online education courses are a convenient and valuable option not only for those requiring flexibility, but also NIH credit fulfillments. Learners may participate from any location as long as they have an Internet connection and meet minimum technology requirements. While courses require participation several days each week, learners may log in to the course site and engage in learning activities any time of the day or night as long as designated due dates/times are met.

CTSI online courses are identical to the traditional classroom courses in every way aside from time and place. Course and weekly learning objectives, course content, resources, assignments, peer interaction, and collaboration are the same in the virtual classroom as in the lecture hall. The online education faculty members are the same experts who have conducted the DCR and RCR courses at UCSF for nearly twenty years.

Contact us to learn more about institutional opportunities for collaboration with UCSF CTSI for provision of these courses within your curriculum.

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Schedule & Fees

Course Start Date End Date Course Director(s) Fee
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Jul 21, 2014 Sep 7, 2014 Barbara Koenig, PhD
Julie N. Harris-Wai, PhD, MPH
UC $550
Non-UC $1100
Designing Clinical Research for Clinical Trainees (DCR-CT) Sep 29, 2014 Nov 7, 2014 Jeff Kohlwes
Kala Mehta
Emily von Scheven
UCSF $1754*
Non-UCSF Residents and Students $1754
All Other Non-UCSF $3509
How to Write a
PCORI Grant
Ongoing Michael Steinman, MD No fee, LIMITED ENROLLMENT

* Fees for UCSF Residents will be covered by the CTSI Resident Research Training Program.

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