Module 5: Workforce Development

Workforce Development considers strategies for fostering recruitment, professional growth, and retention of a diverse and representative clinical research workforce.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for leadership, investigators, practicing providers, clinical trialists, clinical trial staff, nurse practictioners, nurses, research nurse specialists, physician assistants, clinical research coordinators, other frontline staff, regulatory and IRB committee members, and others who design, conduct, report or are responsible for clinical research.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of a more representative clinical research workforce towards increasing participation of underrepresented populations in clinical trials
  • Review measures to evaluate progress in DEI of the clinical research workforce
  • Review opportunities for fostering professional growth in clinical research
  • Identify strategies for recruitment and retention of underrepresented clinical research personnel

Additional Information

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PLEASE NOTE: For questions or assistance with any special needs regarding the training course, please contact the MRCT Center at:  MRCT@bwh.harvard.edu

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Course summary
Course opens: 
07/15/2022
Course expires: 
07/15/2023
Cost:
$0.00

MANY THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE FOR ACTING AS DISCUSSANTS DURING THIS TRAINING SERIES:

Ms. Shannon K. Bell, Director, Workforce Planning and Development, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health; Executive Coach; Co-chair, Promoting an Equitable and Inclusive NCI Community

Dr. Valerie E. Stone, Vice-Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Director of Health Equity Initiatives, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

This activity is not for credit.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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