Rigorous Research.

Groundbreaking Medicine.

Duke University School of Medicine’s Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP) provides Duke and National Institutes of Health (NIH) physicians, investigators and other healthcare professionals with the academic training needed to stand out in today’s dynamic clinical research environment.

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30
years of
research
over
100
faculty
3
program options
for maximum
flexibility

30 years of research

Established in 1986 to train Duke researchers and health professionals, CRTP now includes NIH Researchers with over 500 alumni at the forefront of complex issues shaping clinical research today.

Over 100 Faculty

World Class teaching faculty serve the program from every department within the School of Medicine and are active clinical investigators themselves promoting reproducible cutting-edge research.

3 program options for maximum flexibility

A choice of three part-time options for practicing professionals; 1) a Master of Health Sciences in Clinical Research, 2) a certificate of the Academic Core in Clinical Research 3) a non degree option for individuals who want specific skills and might only be interested in niche courses.

Overview
Overview
Curriculum
Curriculum
Course Directors
Course Directors

Researcher
Spotlight

CRTP graduates drive clinical research practice worldwide.  Check and see what our graduates, faculty and students are up to.

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Ryanne Wu, MD
Ryanne Wu, MD
Daniel Cunningham
Daniel Cunningham
Susan Halabi, Ph.D.
Susan Halabi, Ph.D.
Zainab Samad, MBBS, MHS
Zainab Samad, MBBS, MHS
Deborah Fisher, MD, MHSc
Deborah Fisher, MD, MHSc

News &
Announcements

June 19

Study by Arif Kamal shows shortage of palliative care clinicians will increase over growing demand for services

Arif Kamal, MD, MHS is a 2015 CRTP GraduateEvan Myers, MD is CRTP Faculty and Course Director for      CRP 259 Decision Sciences in Clinical Research   A study . . .Learn More

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June 14

Shah Named Associate Dean and Director of Duke Precision Genomics Collaboratory

The Duke School of Medicine announced that Svati Shah, MD, MHS, has been named Associate Dean of Genomics and Director of the Duke Precision Genomics Collaboratory. The collaboratory is a . . .Learn More

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June 10

Chatterjee + Dolor in NEJM publication

From the Duke SOM News Though vitamin D is crucial for bone health, there continues much debate about other health outcomes. Observational studies have suggested an association between a low . . .Learn More

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May 2

Study Suggests ICU Care May Be Overutilized in Stable STEMI Patients

by Fahad Alkhalfan, MD for Cardiology Now Jay S. Shavadia, MD is a 2018 CRTP Graduate A study led by Dr. Jay S. Shavadia published in Journal of the American . . .Learn More

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March 26

Harold G. Koenig, MD, MHSc to lead “The book of Life” End of Life Care training for Faith leaders and Physicians

  Nationally known authority on spirituality, health and loss, Harold G. Koenig, M.D., will lead “The Book of Life,” an all-day training conference to equip area faith leaders and medical . . .Learn More

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