Combined Degree of MD/MSCR - Master of Science in Clinical Research Program By Emory University | Top Universities

Combined Degree of MD/MSCR - Master of Science in Clinical Research

Combined Degree of MD/MSCR - Master of Science in Clinical Research

  • QS World University Rankings
    158
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
  • Scholarships No
The Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) TL1-Medical Scientist Training Program provides didactic and mentored clinical and translational research training for medical students in between their third and fourth years of medical school.Investigators undertaking clinical and translational research must couple their knowledge of medicine and biology with analytic sciences including statistical reasoning, decision analysis, probability theory, analytical epidemiology, and informatics. They must also have an understanding of the principles of evidence-based medicine, implementation science, bioethics, clinical trial design, regulations involving human subjects and animals, scientific and grant writing, and responsible conduct of research.The MSCR requires a minimum of 30 academic credit hours, which include classes, a research thesis, and a written grant proposal. Full-time students complete two semesters of class work in the first year. The summer and second year consist of completing required rotations (IRB and Clinical Interaction Network), research project, thesis, and grant. Mentoring is by an established and successful federally-funded clinical investigator.

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