ACRP 2018 Meeting & Expo

234 - A Framework for Competency-Based Tier Advancement: Lessons Learned

Apr 29, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Apr 29, 2018 4:30pm

Credits: None available.

Members: $25.00
Standard: $75.00


Learn about the Duke University School of Medicine's experience with a competency-based framework for career advancement. Building on last year?s session outlining the creation of competency-based job descriptions and the process used to match incumbents to these new classifications, speakers this year will address steps taken to provide advancement opportunities using objectively-measured competency assessments. Hear results of the initial tier advancement cycles, lessons learned, and how this tier advancement process is providing clearer career paths for staff while attracting and retaining a valuable workforce.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the benefits of a workforce initiative, built upon clinical research competencies
  • Detail the process and components of competency-based tier advancement for clinical research professionals
  • Describe the results of the tier advancement process for the clinical research workforce at an academic medical center


  • Rebecca Brouwer, MS, Director, Research Initiatives, Duke University
  • Deborah Hannah, MT(ASCP), CCRC, Research Practice Manager, Duke University Medical Center
  • Denise Snyder, MS, RD, Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Duke University School of Medicine


Credits: None available.

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