This case study presentation examines the efforts of Duke University's School of Medicine to professionalize its clinical research workforce. Learn of the steps this large academic medical center took to ensure the roles it is asking its staff to fill are well-articulated, competency-based, appropriately matched to experience and educational level, and include descriptions that are updated frequently to keep up with the shifting clinical research landscape. By undertaking the large effort to revise job classifications of its research professionals, Duke University furthers its commitment to the delivery of high-quality clinical research.
Describe how revitalizing and professionalizing the research workforce leads to continue to produce high-quality clinical research
Distinguish roles for clinical research staff
Recognize the value added to workforce performance consistency and standardization of job expectations by adopting competency-based job classifications