Research Compliance Education & Outreach

The UH Clinical Research Center Office of Research Compliance, Education & Outreach (ORC) is focused on a variety of areas including identifying best practices for the conduct of research, ensuring compliance with requirements and ethical standards, providing education and training for the research community, and promoting and supporting research activities across the UH system.

Among our services, the ORC conducts routine and for-cause audits of active research studies and clinical trials, provides a research education course catalog offering over 40 courses covering a variety of research topics, and develops resources, tool and templates to aid in the conduct of research across the UH system. ORC also offers required Clinical Research Orientation for the entire study team as well as Investigator Training which is required for Investigators.

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Visit our Education & Training page to view our complete list of educational offerings.  Nearly all of the courses we offer qualify for Continuing Research Education Credits (CREC) to maintain your CREC Certification in human subjects’ protections.

The ORC regularly sends emails regarding upcoming education sessions and tips for the successful conduct of research. Join our mailing list today.

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Clinical Research Orientation

UH Clinical Research Orientation provides information about navigating the research system at UH, as well as reference materials that address working with the IRB, institutional policies and contacts, research financials, regulations that govern clinical research, and the primary duties of those conducting clinical research.

All new UH employees and credentialed non-employees engaged in research at UH are required to attend. Please email to register.