Clinical Research Pathways

Morehouse School of Medicine, Community Physicians’ Network and Clinical Research Pathways (CPN/CRP) is Practice Based Research Network (PBRN) recognized by the Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CPN/CRP practices partner with Morehouse School of Medicine to deliver excellence in patient centered healthcare. Membership is open to physicians of all specialties. CPN/CRP’s goal is to eliminate healthcare disparities through excellence in quality healthcare, clinical research and continuing medical education.

Practice Eligibility Criteria

  • Georgia independent practice (not hospital owned)
  •  Practice or health system patient demographic includes at least 30% African American or Hispanic patients. Practices can include other underserved minority patients such as Asians, Native Americans, Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders in their demographic count to meet eligibility.
  • Practice will complete annual Business Associate Agreement with MSM
  • Practice will complete Master Agreement to include 1) use of single IRB; 2) agree to initiate up to 4 CTRIN clinical protocols each year 3) Prioritize trials ahead of non-trials
  • Practices will register their practice EMR and support personnel and agree to remote access/interrogation by MSM CTRIN team as needed to determine eligible patients for potential protocols

Benefits of Membership:

  • Electronic data standards for quality reporting to reach and sustain meaningful use
  • Real time disease specific registries to support quality reporting and clinical trials
  • Access to innovative patient centered technologies for health, wellness and chronic disease management, e.g. eHealthystrides
  • Educational workshops, expert roundtables and continuing medical education (CME)
  • Facilitate Adoption and Implementation of Meaningful use EMR in collaboration with GA Regional Extension Center
  • Clinical trials training and certification of physicians and clinical staff
  • Comparative effectiveness research workshops sponsored by Morehouse School of Medicine and the Georgia Clinical Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA)
  • Adjunct faculty appointment with Morehouse School of Medicine


Debra Teague, Program Manager (404) 756-5051or email address: .">.


CRP – How Can I Join, and What Do I need to Do?

Clinical Research Pathways Demographic (CRP) Form

♦  2019 CRP Business Associate Agreement Template

♦  2019 CRP Network Participation Agreement

♦  Checklist Voluntary Faculty Series IV    

Checklist Voluntary Faculty Series V




How Do I Join CRP

2 ways to join: 

  • Call Debra Teague, Program Manager (404) 756-5051
  • Click here to Complete CRP Registration