Enhancing Quality in the Translational Research (EquaTR) Workforce Conference

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Please join Chicago’s NCATS-funded funded research institutions as they host the annual Enhancing Quality in the Translational Research Workforce (EQuaTR) conference.

The 2022 EQuaTR conference offers the opportunity for clinical research staff to learn from leaders in the field, gaining practical knowledge on current trends and issues in clinical research. EQuaTR is presented by the NUCATS Institute, The Institute for Translational Medicine, and the UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

This year’s event will take place the mornings of April 28 and April 29. The application deadline for this extremely engaging and well-attended virtual event is April 25 and the cost is $50. (Note: There are no refunds unless the event is canceled before it begins.)

PLENARY SPEAKERS Quincy Byrdsong, EdD., CIP, CCRP, Vice Provost, Health Affairs, Lipscomb University Phoenix Matthews, PhD., Professor of Clinical Psychology, Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion, and the Helen K. Grace Diversity Scholar, College of Nursing, University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) Plenary Panel Session: Patient Advocacy in Clinical Research

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES Upon Completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Examine the impact of major trends and forces in the Clinical Research Enterprise.
  2. Discuss strategies on transitioning diversity and inclusion efforts to equity and justice efforts and the deliverables which should be associated with this transition.
  3. Illustrate the inclusion of sexual and gender minorities in clinical trial research.
  4. Examine patient advocacy in research.

CONTACT HOURS This continuing nursing education activity is under review by the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. Provider approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15198. Participants must attend the sessions in full to receive contact hours.

  • Translational Workforce Development
  • DEI
  • Diversity
  • Equity
  • Inclusion
  • Clinical Trial Research
  • Patient Advocacy

Thursday, April 28, 2022 – 09:30 am EDT – Friday, April 29, 2022 – 12:50 pm EDT

Activity Type
Special Event

Northwestern University At Chicago
University Of Illinois At Chicago

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Event Materials
EQuaTR Flyer