The Research on Care Community (ROCC) is an AAMC-member organization whose members share an interest in integrating research into care delivery. They include a range of leaders from academic medicine, such as CEOs, deans, chief medical officers, vice presidents, chairs, and other faculty.
ROCC fosters collaboration between researchers and clinical providers who are engaged in clinical and translational research to improve quality, safety, health equity and outcomes of their own patient populations. ROCC currently has over 1,000 members who are affiliated with 256 leading medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic societies.
Through capacity building and enhancing peer-to-peer learning, ROCC supports members focused on identifying and leading approaches that advance:
health system and research integration
alignment of research and quality improvement
institutional commitment to clinical effectiveness and implementation research scholarship
The Most Popular ROCC Newsletter Articles of 2020
For the December issue of the ROCC Newsletter, we've rounded up what our readers selected as the most read articles featured in the newsletter throughout the year. In case you missed any of the following, here's an opportunity to review.
- STAT: A Vaccine Alone Won’t Stop COVID-19. We Also Need a Trusted Plan for It
- Academic Medicine: Harnessing the Power of Residents as Change Agents in Quality Improvement
- JGIM: Improving Comparative Effectiveness Research of Complex Health Interventions: Standards from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
- JAMA: Integrating Personalized Medicine with Population Health Management
- Implementation Science: Implementation Science in Times of COVID-19
- USA Today: 5 Steps the U.S. Should Take Now to Prepare for the Next Pandemic
- Nature: What to Do When Your Grant Is Rejected
- NEJM: The Magic of Randomization versus the Myth of Real-World Evidence
- NAM: Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: The Hope, the Hype, the Promise, the Peril
- NLM Musings from the Mezzanine blog post: Fostering a Culture of Scientific Data Stewardship
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