Limited space available.  Enrollment deadline September 11, 2023

The UC Davis Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, in conjunction with faculty colleagues from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, is presenting an introductory course in Clinical Research. This 31-hour course will be offered on seven days between Monday, September 18, 2023 and Tuesday, September 26, 2023 as detailed below. Principal instructors, Patrick Romano, M.D., M.P.H. and colleagues have designed this course for new faculty, fellows, nurses, and other health professionals interested in launching a career that will involve conducting or interpreting clinical research.

This intensive course is designed to meet the requirements for research methods training in most ACGME-accredited fellowship training programs by covering issues related to developing a research question, synthesizing the literature, study design, data collection, questionnaire design, data management, sample size planning, data analysis, research presentation and publication.

Monday, September 18 9 a.m.- Noon 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Tuesday, September 19 9 a.m.- Noon
Wednesday, September 20 9 a.m.- Noon 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Thursday, September 21 9 a.m.- Noon 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Friday, September 22 9 a.m.- Noon 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Monday, September 25

9 a.m.- Noon 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Tuesday, September 26 9 a.m.- Noon 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Location Online

$350 - UC Davis Participant

$450 - Non-UC Davis Participant

Registration Register Here
Requirements All attendees must provide their own laptop for hands-on sample size planning sessions.
Submit a one-paragraph summary of your research interests at the time of registration.


Advance registration is required. For registration questions, please contact Samantha Xiong, at 916-734-2177 or by email at

For general course information you may contact Patrick Romano at

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