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We are thrilled to announce our recent publication in the journal Learning Health Systems! Congratulations to the pioneering authors behind this groundbreaking work! "Clarifying the concept of a learning health system for healthcare delivery organizations: Implications from a qualitative analysis of the scientific literature" From the abstract: The “learning health system” (LHS) concept has been

Wake Forest demonstrates how a health care system can more quickly turn research outcomes into patient care with a new blood pressure measurement protocol that may help prevent strokes and cardiovascular events.

Equipping Faculty at Wake Forest and Beyond When asked the vision behind CTSI’s Mentor Academy, Claudia Olivier, PhD responded: “Every mentor needs some level of training on how to be a good—a great—mentor.” Dr. Olivier serves as co-facilitator of the 6-month Mentor Academy cohorts alongside faculty Program Leader Debra Diz, PhD. Initially created for mid-career faculty, the Mentor Academy has

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Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health, is hosting a virtual conference on October 14th which will bring together thought leaders from academic health centers that have adopted the LHS concept and expanded their approach to clinical care, research and education, to reflect the principles and practices of LHS. The virtual session will include panel discussions

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The CTSA Visiting Scholar program consists of giving the virtual CTSA Grand Rounds lecture, which is open to the entire CTSA Consortium, and virtual meetings between KL2 Scholars and faculty at the host institution and their KL2 peers. There are two main goals of this program. The first is to offer the opportunity to serve as a visiting professor and help make connections with faculty that will
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KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Kirsten M. Wright, ND, MCR, MS from Oregon Health and Science University hosted by Wake Forest School of Medicine will present her research on "Using a Home-Based Monitoring Platform to Explore Real-World Routines and Nutrition Behavior in Older Adults at Risk


The Wake Forest School of Medicine and Atrium Health enterprise is a top 50 national academic medical center and world class health system with an extramurally funded research portfolio of over $300M annually. We bring together high-quality health care with innovative research as an academic learning health system with the goal of improving the health of our patients and communities we serve. The

The Wake Forest School of Medicine has made a considerable investment in a new Department of Implementation Science and will recruit five faculty, diverse in rank and discipline, into the department in the coming years. These individuals will be instrumental in operationalizing the vision and mission of the new department to become a national leader in dissemination and implementation research and

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Background: According to the National Institutes of Health, translation is defined by NCATS as turning observations in the laboratory, clinic and community into interventions that improve the health of individuals and communities. Translational Science is the field of investigation focused on understanding the scientific and operational principles underlying each step of the translation process. A

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The Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute is working to nurture the academic Learning Health System (aLHS) at Wake Forest. Each of the CTSI’s unique programs were tasked to pivot a portion of their work specifically to this aim. In doing such, a collaboration formed among the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD), Team Science, and Translational Pilot Programs

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During this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Wake Forest’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has navigated significant challenges the pandemic has presented to best support our research community. Our poster will communicate several areas where our CTSI has promoted COVID-19 research activities, facilitated the implementation of research new policies impacted by COVID


Caregiver engagement practices in National Cancer Institute Clinical Oncology Research Program settings: Implications for research to advance the field

Supportive care interventions have demonstrated benefits for both informal and/or family cancer caregivers and their patients, but uptake generally is poor. To the authors' knowledge, little is known regarding the availability of supportive care services in community oncology practices, as well as

Neurologist prescribing versus psychiatry referral: Examining patient preferences for anxiety and depression management in a symptomatic epilepsy clinic sample

Anxiety and depression symptoms in epilepsy are common, impactful and under-recognized and undertreated. While prior survey data suggests equipoise among epileptologists for managing anxiety and/or depression via prescribing in the epilepsy clinic versus psychiatry referral, patient preferences are

Preferences for breast cancer survivorship care by rural/urban residence and age at diagnosis

Preferences for survivorship care among recently treated breast cancer survivors may vary by rural-urban residence and age, but potential differences have not been examined. We conducted a cross-sectional survey of survivorship preferences among women treated for non-metastatic breast cancer 6-24

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2022 Academic Learning Health System Conference August 22, 2022 Event
CTSA Visiting Scholar Program - Sanjay Divakaran, MD January 21, 2022 Event
Office of Sponsored Programs Director - Contracts January 12, 2022 Opportunity
Feeding Research Ideas to Experts to Improve Care November 05, 2021 Poster
New LHS Publication: Clarifying the concept of a learning health system July 27, 2021 Consortium News
CTSA Visiting Scholar Program: Using a Home-Based Monitoring Platform to Explore Real-World Routines and Nutrition Behavior in Older Adults at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease March 25, 2021 Event
Closing the Gap: The IGLOO Story March 11, 2021 Consortium News
Empowering Mentors: The CTSI Mentors Academy March 11, 2021 Consortium News
Research Symposium: COVID-19 Research Updates March 10, 2021 Event
The Right People in The Room: The Creative Process of Wake Forests CTSI’s Research Studios January 27, 2021 Consortium News
Trial Innovation Network at Wake Forest January 11, 2021 Consortium News
Wake Forest CTSI Welcomes 2020 Inaugural TL1 Postdoctoral Scholars December 01, 2020 Consortium News
Filling A Critical Translation Gap: Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Collaborates in $2.7M National Study to Empower the Participant Voice November 23, 2020 Consortium News
2020 Medical Student Research Day Winners Announced! November 03, 2020 Consortium News
Wake Forest’s Approach to supporting Translational Research in the time of COVID-19 October 21, 2020 Poster
“Emerging Methods in Translational Science: Causal Inference” 2020 METHODS CONFERENCE October 13, 2020 Event
6th International Fetal Transplantation and Immunology Society Meeting September 08, 2020 Event
Virtual Summit: Community-engaged Research in Translational Science: Innovations to Improve Health in Appalachia August 18, 2020 Event
Research Resilience in the Age of COVID-19: Insights from Sponsors and Investigators June 29, 2020 Event
Regulatory Guidance for Academic Research of Drugs and Devices (ReGARDD) February 27, 2020 Educational Content
Open Rank Faculty in Implementation Science October 22, 2019 Opportunity
Wake Forest CTSI Nonhuman Primate Signature Program August 22, 2019 Poster