Address the Gaps in Your Clinical and Translational Research Training

Take advantage of the rich and varied education and training resources available. There are opportunities of interest for both new and experienced investigators, health care providers, their staff, and interested community members.

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We can help you develop a training plan based on your unique background, current responsibilities, and career goals. Click Get Started (below) to connect with Professional Development Core personnel.


Certificate/ Degree/ Continuing Education

UVM Larner College of Medicine Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs 

Clinical & Translational Science Programs: Spanning basic biology, clinical medicine, and community health policy, the UVM Clinical and Translational Science Programs train graduate learners to understand and develop new approaches to improving human health. Earn a Graduate Certificate, MS or PhD degree through these innovative, flexible programs.  

Graduate Certificate Programs in Public Health, Epidemiology, Healthcare Leadership and other topics

Master of Public Health Online Program

Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Courses and Certificate Programs

Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Education

Archived Development Events 

University of Southern Maine 

Certificate Programs

Continuing Education

Elective Courses

Tufts University 

Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI): As a valued partner with the Northern New England Clinical & Translational Research Network, the Tufts CTSI offers educational programs designed for trainees who seek to translate research into improved clinical care and public health. The program offers PhD and Master’s degrees, and Certificates, and all courses are open for university credit to non-degree students who want to develop their research skills.


Free Education and Training

Tufts I LEARN online training program: The Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute interactive education website iLearn offers a comprehensive library of educational courses in clinical and translational research for professional development.

LA CATS Health Literacy: Tools aimed at improving communication skills with patients, including free tools and webinars

I-Trep: Education and skill development in biomedical entrepreneurship. Available resources include the SPARK-VT Entrepreneurship Webinar Series, a yearly Short Course in Biomedical Entrepreneurship, the Biomedical Small Business Network Database, and opportunities for mentorship in biomedical entrepreneurship.

DIAMOND Portal: DIAMOND is a collaborative discovery learning space for clinical research professionals. Through the DIAMOND portal, you can access or share competency based training offerings and assessments for workforce development. Start browsing the collection by clicking on domains in the Competency Wheel.

National Institutes of Health

Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research: This introductory course trains registrants on how to effectively and safely conduct clinical research. The course focuses on the spectrum of clinical research and the research process by highlighting biostatistical and epidemiologic methods, study design, protocol preparation, patient monitoring, quality assurance, ethical and legal issues, and much more. This course will be of interest to physicians, scientists, medical and dental students, nurses, public health professionals, and others conducting or planning a career in clinical research.

Good Clinical Practice for Social and Behavioral Research: Research conduct training

Clinical Research Training: On-Line courses developed by the NIH Clinical Center for principal investigators

Medicine: Mind the Gap: This NIH Webinar Series explores research design, measurement, intervention, data analysis, and other methods of interest to prevention science.

Pragmatic and Group-Randomized Trials in Public Health and Medicine: A free, 7-part, online course that provides a detailed guide to designing and analyzing group-randomized trials.

For UVM Affiliates

Office of Primary Care & Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program

VT Academic Detailing Program