Clinical Trials Methodology Workshop


During this intensive six-day workshop, you will acquire the tools and expertise to develop protocols for clinical evaluation of imaging modalities and become a funded principal investigator for imaging clinical trials. A dynamic and experienced faculty will prepare participants for the workshop and lead them in didactic sessions, one-on-one mentoring, small group discussion sessions, self-study and individual protocol development.

  • Principles of clinical study design
  • Statistical methods for imaging studies
  • Practicalities of running a clinical trial
  • Image guided intervention studies
  • Regulatory processes

Applicant criteria

Applicants will undergo a rigorous selection process. Successful applicants are:

  • MD and PhD investigators who are junior faculty members in radiology, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine departments. Mid-career faculty and fellows may also be considered.
  • Familiar with the basic concepts and techniques of statistics and study design.
  • In or plan to enter a career track that will permit them to be a principal investigator on a clinical trial.

CME credit

This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢.


Jan. 5-11, 2019


Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, San Diego, California

Application process

Applications for the 2020 workshop will be available in March 2019. Participants are responsible for costs associated with air travel, hotel accommodations and ground transportation to the workshop location. There is no registration fee for this course.


Please direct all workshop questions to and we will be happy to assist you.