The Clinical Investigation Training Program is committed to addressing the critical need for formal training and advancement in clinical research, as well as increasing the quantity, and more important, quality of well trained clinical investigators. The ultimate goal is to provide clinical research education, guided by a patient-centered philosophy, which will have a significant impact on cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
City of Hope's Clinical Investigation Training Program is dedicated to a core group of objectives. Among these are:
Provide high-quality, multidisciplinary services to our scholars
Address the critical need for formal training and advancement in clinical investigation, as well as increase the quantity and, more important, quality of well-trained clinical investigators
Facilitate, through intensive mentoring, the transition from scholar to independent clinical investigator
Bring City of Hope scientists and clinicians closer together to facilitate the bench-to-bedside continuum