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ROCC aims to provide opportunities for members to connect, share successes and build capacity for clinical effectiveness and implementation science at their home institutions.

Conference, Meetings, and Webinars

Translational Science Meeting
March 5-8—The 2019 meeting, which takes place in Washington, DC, aims to “bring together all of the disciplines involved in clinical and translational research, for the shared benefits of networking and education.”

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program
March 13—Application due for the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program, which “seeks teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being.”

AAMC Council of Deans Fellowship Program
March 29—Deadline to apply for the AAMC Council of Deans’ 2019-2020 fellowship program, which was created to enhance the development of future leaders in academic medicine. Senior faculty members who are interested in being considered for deanships in the future, including department chairs and assistant and associate deans, are encouraged to apply. Learn More

PCORI Advisory Panel Nominations Open
March 29—Deadline to submit a nomination for a new member to serve on one of four PCORI advisory panels.

AAMC 2019 Integrating Quality Conference
June 6-7—The theme of this year’s conference is “Getting on Track to Achieve Health Equity” and it will be held in Minneapolis, MN.


Past ROCC Meetings and Webinars

Using Clinical Decision Support to Move Evidence into Practice: A Discussion with AHRQ

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February 27, 2019: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) oversees initiatives to improve the quality of care through clinical decision support (CDS). In this webinar, Dr. Edwin Lomotan, Medical Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics for the Health IT Division in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at AHRQ described how the CDS Connect Repository is advancing evidence-based care into practice, presented findings from the project’s first use cases, identified CDS-related funding opportunities available through AHRQ, and highlighted ways stakeholders can contribute to CDS Connect.

NIH HEAL Initiative: Program Update and Funding Opportunities for Pain Research Available through NIH

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November 8, 2018: The National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched the Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative in April 2018 to accelerate scientific discovery to stem the opioid public health crisis. In this webinar, Walter J. Koroshetz, MD, Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), discussed the HEAL Initiative’s priorities in pain management research.

The Latest Developments from the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program

This webinar series presented key initiatives happening at the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program hub sites, upcoming funding opportunities available through the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), and resources for fostering innovation and cutting-edge translational research activities.

October 30, 2018: Collaborations across NCATS's Trial Innovation Network
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This webinar highlighted the goals of the Trial Innovation Network, introduced ways that investigators within CTSAs can use the Network to advance their research, and presented what’s happening at a Trial Innovation Center (TIC) and a Recruitment Innovation Center (RIC).

October 9, 2018: The CTSA Program Vision - Current Initiatives and Future Goals
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NCATS officials shared details about the nationwide network of institutions working to bring medical research to practice more quickly and efficiently, and discussed key priorities for the CTSA program moving forward.

PCORI's Achievements in Health Research and Future Outlook

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Joe Selby, MD, MPH
Executive Director, PCORI

Highlighting Academic Medicine's Partnership with the VA

Genomic Research and the Million Veteran Program
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Ronald M. Przygodzki, MD
Director, Genomic Medicine Implementation
Associate Director, Genomic Medicine Office of Research and Development
Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Tech Transfer Program
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John Kaplan, PhD, JD
Director, VA Technology Transfer Program

Testing and Implementing Evidence-Based Practices: Strategies for Learning Health Systems
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Amy Kilbourne, PhD, MPH
Director, VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)

Enhancing Multicenter Collaboration—New Methods to Address Privacy and Data Security

Preserving Privacy in Data Sharing (Audio Recording)
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Darren Toh, ScD
Associate Professor, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard School of Medicine

Linking Research to Care: Programs and Upcoming Research Opportunities by NCI, RWJF, and AHRQ

Current and Upcoming Opportunities for Research Funding: A Conversation with AHRQ (Audio Recording)
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David Meyers, MD
Chief Medical Officer, AHRQ

Future Perspectives of the National Cancer Institute's Dissemination & Implementation Research
David Chambers, DPhil.
Deputy Director for Implementation Science, NCI

The Best of Evidence and The Best Research Support: A Conversation on the RWJF Research, Evaluation, and Learning Initiative
Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH
Vice President, Research-Evaluation-Learning, Chief Science Officer, RWJF

2015 - 2016 LHS Awardee Webinars and Presentations

Session 1: Creating a Learning and Improving Health System
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Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Session 2: Implementation of Value Driven Outcomes & Project ROCKET: Relationship of Clinical Knowledge Events Tool
Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH, Utah HealthCare | Presentation Slides 
Ron Price, Loyola University Chicago | Presentation Slides 

Session 3: Implementing and Evaluating Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) & Aligning Cost and Quality
Howard Weeks, MD, University of Utah | Presentation Slides 
Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, OSU Wexner Medical Center | Presentation Slides 

Session 4: Creation of a Comprehensive Center for Informatics and Analysis & Clinical Research+
John Showalter, MD, MSIS, Mississippi Medical Center | Presentation Slides 
Jason Hughes, MBA, MS, Penn Medicine | Presentation Slides 

Academic Medicine Investment in Medical Research Webinar

In June 2015, ROCC hosted a free webinar designed to help demystify indirect costs and institutional investment in research. Laura Yaeger, Managing Director from Huron Consulting Group, presented survey results from 46 medical schools concerning their total investment in the research mission. The findings illustrated the key components of institutional investment in research including startup packages and bridge funding. Download Slides. 

Research in Residency Meeting

The AAMC and Research on Care Community hosted a meeting on May 28, 2015 which convened teams from institutions interested in enhancing their residency research experience. The goal of the meeting was to create a customized learning environment, matching learners with experts as a means to gather the information and strategies needed to enhance the research experience of their residency programs. Download the Research in Residency meeting notes .

To view the presentations given at the meeting, please use the links below.


Research in Residency Meeting Presentations


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