Research Boot Camp

Research Boot Camp 2018

Clinicians, research coordinators, and other health research personnel who wish to develop a better understanding for conducting human subjects research at UIC are encouraged to join us for this three-day workshop.  This immersive training enables participants to implement best practices for human research subject protection, recruitment, consent, study conduct, and data safety/security.

After participating in the 3-day workshop, attendees should be able to:

  1. Define core components of human subjects research
  2. Articulate the complex roles and responsibilities of research team members
  3. Identify professional and ethical issues surrounding research
  4. Implement best practices for recruitment, consent, study conduct, and data safety/security
  5. Ensure your study meets Federal, State and University regulatory requirements.

3 Fridays: October 26, November 2 & 9
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

UIC College of Nursing 
845 S. Damen Ave
3rd Floor Event Center
Chicago, Illinois 60612


Day 1, October 26

  • Introduction
  • Team Science Approaches
  • Engaging Your Community: A PIs Perspective
  • Understanding and Utilizing Study Protocols: A Guide for Research Coordinators
  • Budget Breakout

Day 2, November 2

  • IRB Submissions and Commercial IRBs
  • Recruiting and Retaining Research Participants
  • Tracking Your Research Study
  • Informed Consent ProcessIntroduction
  • Research Resources

Day 3, November 9

  • Initiating and Managing the Study
  • Dissemination and Implementation Science
  • Clinical Registration
  • Data Breakout

$150 for UIC attendees and CTSA-Affiliates
$200 for non-UIC attendees

Accepted forms of payment are check or UIC CFOP. We cannot accept cash or credit cards.
Payment or registration fee must be received 7 days in advance of the event date. Participant registration is subject to cancellation if not paid in advance.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received 3 days or more in advance of the event will receive a full refund. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received less than 3 days prior to the event.

Questions? Contact Lauren Walsh at or call 312.413.7316


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 10th