Clinical Trials Operations (CTO)

Training for Clinical Research Coordinators

Instructor-led and eLearning courses are available for UCSF Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs) and study team members. The eLearning modules are available at any time, and instructor-led courses are offered monthly, with the exception of August and December. All courses are free of charge.

Registration is open and available on the UC Learning Center at; see below for detailed instructions.

Registering for Courses - Detailed Instructions

  1. Go to the UC Learning Center:
  2. Login using your MyAccess credentials (required even if you are already logged into MyAccess)
  3. Click the Search icon
  4. Search for "CRC Foundations"
  5. From the list, determine which courses/dates you wish to take, and click ADD
  6. Then click REGISTER
  7. If you have questions, email [email protected]

CRC Refresher Courses

These refresher courses are intended for research staff who have previously taken CRC 101 & 102 training courses.

  1. Online Refresher Courses (click on the LMS "Find A Course" box and search for course name)
    1. CRC Foundations - Informed Consent: Refresher
    2. CRC Foundation - IRB and Safety Reporting: Refresher

OnCore Training & Account Request

Additional Resources for CRCs

  1. CRC Listerv - all CRCs and study team members are strongly encouraged to sign up for the CRC listserv to ensure they receive pertinent communications. To enroll, send a one-line email with no subject to [email protected]. The one line of the message is: subscribe CLINRESCOORD firstname lastname (firstname lastname are your first and last names.) Delete all other content from the body of the message. The listserv server will pull your email address from the FROM field of your email. You then should receive a confirmation request email to confirm your intention to subscribe to the listserv. Upon confirming your subscription, you will receive a welcome/acceptance message stating that your subscription request has been accepted.
  2. CRC Suggested Training Checklist
  3. List of Acronyms
  4. APeX Job Aid
  5. Study Start-Up Diagram (Industry)
  6. Study Start-Up Checklist
  7. Note to File