2013 – 2014 Monthly Education Series

QIP is committed to providing on-going support and education to the Harvard Longwood Medical Area (HSPH, HMS, HSDM) research community. Join your colleagues over a cup of coffee and snack for these informal presentations including time for questions and answers. Human Research refresher credit will be available for those who attend three or more sessions in an academic year.


Location: Countway Library, Minot Room

When: Wednesday, May 14th, 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Test your knowledge in a round of Human Research themed Jeopardy. Categories will include topics from QIP’s Monthly Education Series: What’s New with ESTR, ABC’s for becoming a successful investigator, Project Manager or Research Staff, IRB Cheat Sheet, Using Available Data and Specimens in Research, What to do when you find non-compliance, International Research, IND/IDEs and Community-Based Research.  Be sure to attend as many sessions as possible to prepare and challenge your peers and win prizes!

Coffee and morning treats will be served!

Note that this session will run for an hour and a half starting at 9:30am.

Hot Topic! So you’ve received IRB approval…what now?

Location: Countway Library, Minot Room

When: Tuesday, April 22nd, 12:30-1:20

Attend this session to learn what responsibilities the Principal Investigator, Student Investigator, and study team have post-IRB approval.  The presenters, Paul Hryvniak, IRB Review Specialist, and Alyssa Speier, Quality Improvement Specialist, will focus the discussion on securing local IRB approval, modifications to approved protocols, and what information to report to the IRB after approval. Suggestions will be given on maintaining regulatory documentation with a focus on how best to ensure confidentiality.  As always, please bring your questions.

Feel free to bring your lunch – we’ll provide treats! 

Click here to register!

Unique Challenges in Conducting Community-Based Research

Wednesday, April 9th, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

PowerPoint presentation

Looking at the Man in the Mirror: What to do when you find Non-Compliance

 Wednesday, February 12th, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

PowerPoint Presentation

IRB Cheat Sheet: Tips and Tools for keeping your study organized and regulatory compliant

Wednesday, November 13, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

PowerPoint Presentation

Regulatory Binder Handout

Panel: Becoming a Successful Project Manager, Study Coordinator, or Research Staff 

Wednesday, October 9th, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Click here to access the handout

Hot Topic!  Ceding Review:  Multiple institutions, one IRB review

Wednesday, October 2, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

PowerPoint Presentation

Student Education Session

Wednesday, September 25th, 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm


What’s new with ESTR (Electronic, Submission, Tracking & Reporting System)?

Wednesday, September 11th, 9:30 am – 10:30 am

PowerPoint Presentation