Welcome to DOCR

The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) is housed within the Duke University School of Medicine. DOCR provides navigation, tools, and training to support the conduct of clinical research in which Duke serves as an investigative site. DOCR is a consolidated group of research support professionals who are skilled in all aspects of clinical research, including study startup, database development, and project coordination. 

During Fiscal Year 2019, over 22,300 patients participated in 1,062 active clinical research studies at Duke. Of those studies that were open to enrollment, 29% are funded by industry, 11% were funded by the NIH, 6% funded by other federal/foundation, and 54% were funded internally.

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DOCR Services

DOCR Help logoThe Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) provides support for personnel performing clinical research across the Duke organization.  Click here for a description of the available services. 

DOCR COVID-19 ResourcesDuke Early Phase Research Unit


DOCR Course Listing Research Wednesdays Workforce Engagement and Resilience Research Professionals Network Recruitment and Engagement


Content from the Duke Office of Clinical Research is now live on myRESEARCHpath! Please look there for the most up-to-date information there, as content related to clinical research will soon be removed from our website.

Clinical Research Applications Support Pages

CITI Program support page  iMedRIS support page  Maestro Care support page  OnCore support page logo REDCap support page  Adobe Sign



Connecting clinical research throughout the Duke community

DOCR Study Team preparing for new studyGeeta Swamy, Senior Associate Dean for Regulatory Oversight & Research Initiatives in Clinical Research; Denise Snyder, Associate Dean for Clinical Research; and Adrian Hernandez, Vice Dean for Clinical ResearchResearch Professionals Network session

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