The Office of Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs supports the strategic plan of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center by providing training programs, seminars and events that improve compliance with federal regulations and institutional policies governing research, while promoting research integrity and best practices for research professionals. 

The ORCRA Education Program provides the following regularly scheduled educational offerings:

  • Research orientation
  • Good clinical practices
  • Informed consent training
  • Monthly topics to the research community 
  • Webinars on hot topics
  • Programs to support the continuing education and development of oversight committees supported by ORCRA (e.g., IRB, IBC)

Additionally, the ORCRA education manager will meet with departments on an as-needed basis to provide / facilitate team or issue specific training.