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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

Webinar series to discuss biomedical and medical workforce
Beginning Nov. 19, the AAMC will co-host a monthly webinar series with the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The series will explore the 2018 reports on the biomedical and medical workforce with a focus on implementing findings from the five reports, reviewing one report in each session. Learn More
Register for the first webinar on November 19: Overview of NASEM and its 2018 Reports.

Fireside Chat on Scale-Up of Evidence-Based Interventions: The Challenges of Moving from Local to Regional to National to Global
Nov. 29—The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) next Advanced Topics in Implementation Science webinar will present issues related to intervention scale-up. Learn More

ONC Annual Meeting
Nov. 29-30—The Office of National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) hosts its annual meeting, “Highlighting Progress, Driving Success,” in Washington, DC. Learn More

11th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation
Dec. 3-5—The conference, co-hosted by the NIH and AcademyHealth, will occur in Washington, DC, and this year’s theme is “Scaling up Effective Health and Healthcare: Advancing the Research Agenda and Necessary Infrastructure.” Learn More

Call for Abstracts Now Open for the 2019 Integrating Quality Conference from AAMC
Dec. 27—Deadline to submit an abstract for presentations, interactive workshops, and posters that showcase effective strategies to accelerate systems improvements in quality, patient safety, and high-value care across the academic medicine missions of care delivery, health professions education, and research. The conference will run from June 6-7 in Minneapolis, MN. Learn More

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting: Call for Abstracts
Jan. 8—Deadline to submit an abstract for the 2019 Annual Research Meeting, which will be held from June 2-4 in Washington, DC. The meeting is organized around 21 themes and there are five possible submission types. Learn More

Save the Date for 2019 AAMC Integrating Quality Conference
June 6-7—The theme of the 11th annual conference is “Getting on Track to Achieve Health Equity,” and it will be held in Minneapolis, MN. Registration will open in the spring. Learn More

Past ROCC Meetings and Webinars

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

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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

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).

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 the presentation. 

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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