DUBAI HARVARD FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH was created to drive a resurgence in scientific inquiry and discovery in the Middle East, and lead to innovations that will address the region‘s most pressing health problems.


The Introduction to Clinical Research Training (ICRT) program


Harvard Medical School's Groundbreaking New Program:


The Introduction to Clinical Research Training (ICRT) program  provides an introduction to key skills and knowledge in clinical research using an innovative pedagogic model. The ICRT program is a six-month certificate program consisting of online lectures, webinars and workshops. The program's blended curriculum emphasizes skill-based and team-based peer-to-peer learning.


Applicants should have an MBBS, MD, PhD, DDS, PharmD, DNP, or equivalent degree.

Fee for program USD$5,500; scholarships available from the Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR), Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), and Dubai Health Authority (DHA).


Application Deadline:
Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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Research Fellowship Awards
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