Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER): Education and Training
The Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE) and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Pittsburgh offer the following multidisciplinary, comprehensive, and individualized training programs that focus on the principles, practices, and methodologies of comparative effectiveness research:
- The MS in Clinical Research Program is for medical students, fellows, and faculty members who want intense training in the design and implementation of high-quality clinical research involving human subjects.
- Scholars are able to pursue an MS in clinical research and select comparative effectiveness research as their specialty track. For more information about the CER Track of this program, click here.
- The Certificate in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Program is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, and individualized training program that is designed for individuals who would like to obtain additional, specialized training in comparative effectiveness research.
- To read more about the Certificate in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Program, click here.
Click here to view information about the successfully completed Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) K12 Scholars Program
"When asked if I would have been able to be as prolific a researcher without classes, I truly answered that there was no way I would have been able to accomplish everything I have without the additional education I received."