Limited space available.  Enrollment deadline September 1, 2021

The UC Davis Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, in conjunction with faculty colleagues from the Department of Public Health Sciences, is presenting an introductory course in Clinical Research. This 34-hour course will be offered on eight days between Wednesday, September 8, 2021 and Monday, September 20, 2021 as detailed below. Principal instructors, Patrick Romano, MD, MPH and Eleanor Bimla Schwarz, MD, MS 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.



   Large Group 

   Small Group 


 Wednesday, September 8th 

   9 a.m.- noon 

   1 p.m.- 3 p.m. 


 Thursday, September 9th

 9 a.m.- noon

 Self- study


Friday, September 10th

 9 a.m. - noon

 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 


 Monday, September 13th 

 9 a.m. - noon

1 p.m. - 3  p.m.


Tuesday, September 14th 

9 a.m. - noon

 Self- study 


    Wednesday, September 15th 

 9 a.m. - noon 

 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 


Friday, September 17th 

 9 a.m.- noon 

 Self- study 


   Monday, September 20th

 9 a.m. - noon 

 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.




$350 - UC Davis Participant

$450 - Non-UC Davis  Participant



Register Online   (Advanced registration is required)


 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 Jonathan Ballard, MA, at 916-734-4738 or by email at

For general course information you may contact Bimla Schwarz at


 Syllabus in Progress 


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