Experienced members of the Research Information Services & Computing (RISC) team lead live training for research investigators, study staff and administrators. In-person sessions are held at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital in collaboration with the MGH Division of Clinical Research (DCR) and BWH Research Education.

Visit the Events page to locate upcoming training dates and instructions to register.

To arrange a training for a specific department, laboratory or individual, contact the corresponding support team using the email addresses below. To request training for a RISC research application or service not listed below, please contact RISC to explore available options.

Research Patient Data Registry

RPDR training options include query construction and request for patient detailed data review.

RPDR training options, which includes query construction and request for patient detailed data review can be obtained by the following:

  • Review the automated, on-line Help, Tutorials and Faculty registration via web address: http://rpdr.partners.org/training​
    • There is also a tutorial in HealthStream
      • Log into HealthStream
      • Click the Catalog Tab
      • Search "Guide to the Research Patient Data Registry (RPDR)"
  • E-mail the RPDR group for personal training assistance which can be offered at your location, over the phone or scheduled office hours, at: RPDRHelp@partners.org

Stacey Duey
Project Specialist
Research Patient Database Registry (RPDR)
Email: sduey@partners.org
Phone: 617-759-8248

Research Electronic Data Capture

REDCap training options include live training, drop-in help sessions and online tutorials.

  • Live Trainings. Visit the Events Calendar to locate upcoming sessions of the following classes and instructions to register.
    • "REDCap: Getting Started"
    • "REDCap: Making Changes to Projects in Production; Data Quality Module" 
    • "REDCap Clinical Research Regulatory Binder"
    • "REDCap: New Feature - RPDR Data Import Assistant"
    • "REDCap - Drop in Help Session 
  • Online Resources
  • Contact: Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Support
Scientific Computing

Hands-on courses are offered to familiarize researchers with the Linux OS and learn how to work on the ERISOne Linux Cluster. 

New! Mass General Brigham Python User Group 

  • The Python User Group seeks to bring this community together to share ideas, discuss Python related topics, and provide direction for new and experienced users.
  • Visit the Events Calendar to locate upcoming meetings

Mass General Brigham R User Group 

  • The R User Group seeks to bring this community together to share ideas, discuss R related topics, and provide direction for new and experienced users.
  • Visit the Events Calendar to locate upcoming meetings

Live Trainings. Visit the Events Calendar to locate upcoming sessions of the following classes and instructions to register.

StudyTRAX

StudyTRAX training options include live training and online tutorials.