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MasterControl Online Training

MasterControl is a web-based quality management system (QMS). It is typically used as the master repository for all versions of SOPs and other documents, as well as for workflow and training management. MasterControl complies with FDA regulations (such as 21 CFR Part 11) and GMP standards. Use of MasterControl requires a license and ongoing maintenance fees.  Quick reference cards and training resources for Duke uses can be found here. 

Research Professional Network (PRN)

Research Professional Network (RPN) - Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) hosts a 1 hour monthly professional network meetings to provide education and professional development opportunities. All meetings cover at least one pertinent topic and include time for networking with peers.

Graduate Medical Education

Graduate Medical Education (GME) and the Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) offers a seminar series exploring foundational research concepts and practices. The series is comprised of 8 one-hour segments and is offered in September, October and November.

Research Wednesdays


The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) and the Medical Center Library & Archives have partnered to bring the Duke Clinical Research Community the “Research Wednesdays” series featuring important topics presented by subject matter experts in each field.

  • Research Wednesdays are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
  • Unless otherwise posted, all presentations will take place in Duke North 2002.
  • No registrations is required.  Just bring your badge and sign in at the door.
  • Print your handouts ahead of the session from the Duke LMS.

View the upcoming schedule of presentations and recordings of past presentations (through LMS) on the DOCR website.

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

All Duke Medicine clinical research personnel who participate in the conduct of research with human subjects (i.e. are responsible for the study design, data, or specimen collection or who contribute to the scientific development or execution of the study in a substantive, measurable way) need to fulfill the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training requirements. In addition, all Duke Medicine staff involved in the review, approval, or oversight of research involving human subjects also need to complete this training.