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Research Professionals Network Workshop Series

The Research Professionals Network offers a series of peer-led, collaborative workshops focused on topics relevant to our research professional staff and based in the Joint Task Force for Clinical Trial Competency Framework. Come learn from your colleagues’ expertise and experiences! Workshops are taught by peer staff from the collaborating sites: BMC/BU Medical Campus, University of Vermont (and affiliate Maine Medical Center), University of Florida (and affiliate Florida State University), and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

Registration is required. You must be a member of your institution’s Research Professionals Network to attend RPN workshops. If you are from BU or BMC it’s easy to become a member… click here! For UF contact Sheila Austin; for UVM contact Kimberly Luebbers; for MUSC contact Diana Lee-Chavarria.  Research professionals who attend the RPN workshops can receive CEUs for this training from SoCRA or ACRP.  Note your interest on the registration form.

Are you interested in leading a workshop? Find more information about leading workshops here!


The schedule for the AY 2022-2023 RPN Workshop series is below. Register for a workshop by following the title link to the Zoom registration page.  If you are interested in exploring the possibility of leading or co-leading a workshop, we welcome that! Please view this page and contact Mary-Tara Roth (

Workshops will take place via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. Please note that you must use your institutional/work email to register. If you need an exception to this requirement, please contact Mary-Tara Roth at

Remember, you can review materials from past workshops here!

Date Title/Topic
Tuesday, October 25, 2022,
3-4:30pm (90 min session)

Level: Fundamental

JTF Competencies: 5 8

Multitasking and Managing a Coordinator’s Varied Role


  • Patricia A. Lutton, CCRP, Senior Clinical Research Coordinator/Research Specialist, UVM Larner College of Medicine
  • Fiona Rice, MPH, Project Coordinator, Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University
  • Lauren Card, CCRC, Clinical Research Operations Manager, Research Coordination & Management, South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research (SCTR) Institute, Medical University of South Carolina

Learning Objectives:
 To come.

November: date pending Project Management in Clinical Research
December: date pending Adverse Event Monitoring and Reporting
Future dates and topics will be listed soon!

**RPN workshops are open to all members. Typically, advanced workshops will begin at a level that assumes attendees have some fundamental knowledge about the topic.
* Signifies that the topic/date is tentative.

You can review materials from past workshops here!