The Essentials of Clinical and Translational Science (ECaTS) is designed to provide medical professionals with foundational knowledge of research terminology, research methods and processes, clinical epidemiology, and biomedical statistics. Upon completion the learner will have an understanding of Clinical and Translational Science, basic terminology and methodological concepts in epidemiology from a clinical perspective, and basic statistical methods used in a variety of clinical study designs; preparing the learner to critically review the medical literature, such as scholarly publications.
**If you are having issues with registration, please contact Justin Anderson at 3-3835 or Anderson.Justin@mayo.edu.
Disclaimer: Learners who are registered in or complete ECaTS may later enroll in the CCaTS Postdoctoral Master's Degree Program or Postdoctoral Diploma Program. However, the RAPID Program will not fulfill prerequisite requirements or transfer to any CCaTS Program and no graduate credits will be awarded.
- Anytime, anywhere learning
- Self-directed and self-paced (asynchronous)
- Aligns with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Practice-Based Learning and Improvement competency (IV.A.5.b and IV.A.5.c) (ACGME Common Program Requirements)
- Includes content assessed on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 exam under the competency of “Practice-based Learning and Improvement” which requires an understanding and application of the principles of biostatistics and epidemiology. (USMLE Step 1 Content Outline and Specifications)
- Approximately 55 hours of course work
- You will have up to 6 months to complete the program, and the content will be accessible for up to one year after admission.
- A certificate of completion is granted upon successful completion of the program
A certificate of completion is granted upon successful completion of the program (cumulative quiz scores of 80 percent or higher).
Questions? Email CCaTS Education or call (77) 3-3835