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Strategies for Improving your Pilot Funding Common Metric

Attend our Insights to Inspire Webinar on January 29, 2020 to hear the University of Miami and the CTSI of Southwest Wisconsin share key lessons on improving their Pilot Funding Publications Metric. Register for the webinar here.

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Key Strategies for Improving your Careers Common Metric

On February 24, Children’s Research Institute, Boston University’s CTSA Program, and Medical University of South Carolina will share their insights to improving their Careers in Clinical and Translational Science Metric. Register here.

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What to do about the Median Accrual Ratio Metric?

Right now, it is suggested to work with your internal teams and institution on the data requirements.

For details, go to MAR Metric Page.

While the CTSA Program is charged with accelerating and improving clinical and translational science, the potential impact of the CTSA Program is only partially realized, to date.

In order to maximize the CTSA Program consortium’s impact, NCATS has implemented the Common Metrics Initiative (CMI). The CMI is based on the principles of the Results-Based Accountability (RBA) framework and is a collaborative process with the CTSA Program hubs used to develop, implement and report on specific metrics that are common across the consortium. The vision for NCATS' CMI is to use specific, common metrics to demonstrate and improve the impact of the CTSA Program. The CMI uses this set of metrics to help focus network and hub activities on making significant, measurable improvements in translational science and research, and workforce development. 

New to Common Metrics? Read the Implementation Guide.

Also, be sure to check out the CMI Data Governance & Guidelines.

QI Specialist
Schwartz, MPH
Quality Improvement Specialist
Schwan, MS
Senior Trainer / Coordinator

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