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NextGen Clinical Trial Investigator Training - Session 2, Sept. 20

The NextGen Clinical Trial Investigator Training is a virtual five-session educational program designed for investigators who currently lead or would like to lead clinical trials. The series includes lectures and panel discussions from leaders across the University of Missouri System, as well as Washington University, to define the regulatory, operational and ethical components of clinical trials, with the goal of developing a skilled workforce that provides the highest level of patient safety, teamwork and data quality. The program also covers institution-specific resources for investigators.

Timeframe: Five weeks, starting Sept. 13 through Oct. 11

  • 5-6:30 p.m. - virtual session program
  • Additional videos to view to complete coursework

Follow the links below for speaker information at each session.

Sept. 13 - Session 1: What is a Clinical Trial & Patient Perspective
Sept. 20 - Session 2: Audit Ready Trials & Lessons Learned
Sept. 27 - Session 3: Patient Recruitment & Informed Consent
Oct. 4 - Session 4: Responsible Conduct of Research & Organizing Your Study Team
Oct. 11 - Session 5: Institutional Resources

Session 2: Audit Ready Trials & Lessons Learned
Stacy Farr
Janette Berkley-Patton

Team Science—Stacey Farr, PhD, Research Assistant Professor; Director of CV Outcomes Research, St. Luke’s Health System

Community EngagementJannette Berkley-Patton, PhD, Professor, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Richard Ma
Vicki Jones
  Audit Ready … No SweatRichard Ma, MD, Gregory L. and Ann L. Hummel Distinguished Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery and Division Chief of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MU, and Vicki Jones, Med, Research Project Analyst, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MU
Camila Manrique


  Lessons Learned while Building Research CapacityCamila Manrique, MD, Thomas W. Burns, MD, Distinguished Professor in Diabetes, Department of Medicine, MU
James Cook
  Lessons Learned while Building Research Capacity—James Cook, DVM, PhD, OTSC, Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery; Orthopaedic Research Division Chief; Director, Thompson Lab for Regenerative Orthopaedics, MU


Continuing Professional Education Credit

Successful Completion of this activity, which includes participating in the educational offering, participating in the evaluation process and completing the verification of attendance, enables the learner to satisfy the requirements for continuing education.

Nursing Contact Hours

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). 

1.0 contact hour may be awarded.


The University of Missouri School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The University of Missouri School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Financial Relationships

Current ACCME and Midwest Multistate Division, ANCC rules state that participants in continuing education activities should be made aware of any relevant affiliation or financial interest in the previous 24 months that may affect the planning of an educational activity or a speaker’s presentation(s). Each planning committee member and speaker has been requested to complete a financial relationship reporting form for the NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series. No planning committee member or speaker has a relevant financial interest.