Education and Training

The SYNERGY CTSA offers a variety of educational resources outlined in the table below. Some are available now. Additional trainings will be added in the future. The CTSA also offers online courses at DIAMOND. If you have any suggestions for additional training, please email us at

List of Educational Opportunities Available to:
Undergrads (Dartmouth, INBRE, NECC) MD or PhD students Residents Postdocs/ Fellows Junior faculty Senior faculty Nurses Study staff
Scientific concepts, research design
Basics of study design
Implementation science
Clinical trial design
Rural health
Translational science
Community, stakeholder engagement
Research in Progress
Nature Master Classes
Grand Rounds, seminars
CITI trainings
Responsible conduct of research (Michigan)*
Drug/device development, regulation
Translational Tuesdays
Clinical trial operations
PI Forum
RCT monitoring (Michigan)*
Regulatory compliance (Advarra)
Study, site management
GCP, trials mgt. (SOCRA)*
Data Management, Informatics
OnCore, eReg, EDC
Data mgt. (Michigan)*
Leadership, professionalism
DH Conaty program for leadership
PI responsibilities (Michigan)*
Diversity, equity, inclusion
Mentor training (CIMER)
Communication, teamwork
Simulation Lab
Conflict (Ohio St.)*
Scientific writing
online courses at the DIAMOND library
SOCRA = Society of Clinical Research Associates
CIMER = Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research