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  • University Of Southern California

    This workshop introduces participants to using the online platform PRISM as a tool to help them racially diversify the higher education workforce and presents a case study of how the SC Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) uses PRISM, along with other strategies, to recruit, support, and retain diverse researchers. Lead presenter: Katherine Guevara, Associate Director of Clinical

  • University Of Southern California

    The SC Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)’s Education Resource Center (ERC) at the University of Southern California (USC) offers this 90-minute workshop in partnership with the USC Race and Equity Center as part of the USC Provost’s Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awareness Week 2021. This workshop introduces participants to using the online platform PRISM as a tool to

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    Emory University

    Emory School of Medicine and Morehouse School of Medicine invite you to join Black Men in White Coats: a film screening and discussion in honor of Black History Month. This documentary dissects the systemic barriers preventing black men from becoming medical doctors and the consequences on society at large. Watch the film anytime between now and February 23, then join a discussion on February 24

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    Understanding Interventions emerged from a need to emphasize the role of research in practice. This is an online, open-access, post-publication commentary journal. Article topic areas: Diverse Groups graduate and Career Interventions Mentoring and Coaching Non-Academic Institutions Program Design and Evaluation Research STEM and Medicine Theoretical Approaches Undergraduate and Community College

  • To elicit participant feedback regarding the Fall 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Meeting.

  • “To have the greatest impact, you have to collaborate. You have to build a multi-disciplinary team that will sustain the research long after you’re gone,” says Dr. Ewan Cobran. Former Georgia CTSA UL1 Diversity Scholar, Ewan Cobran, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia recently received an NIH K01 award for his research, “Genetic Literacy and Patient-Caregiver

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    University Of Florida
    This unique event will feature a cast of five Black voices who will share their stories in a live stream format via the Heartwood Soundstage. Their stories will help to highlight the unique experiences of Black biomedical researchers and research professionals at UF, contributing to the university's continuing mission to promote an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible community.
  • On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) honored Florencia Gonzalez with their Research Recognition Award for her “commitment to improving the health of diverse populations through research.” The virtual ceremony, called A Time for Change, recognized leaders in the field of aging who share NHCOA’s commitment to Hispanic older adults. Gonzalez is co-director of

  • Has your school made an important contribution to helping women become leaders in their field? Maybe your department made noticeable strides recently in diversifying the gender and race or ethnicity of its workforce? What about your institution’s response to reversing the “backward slide” experienced by women in biomedicine because of COVID-19? Well, tell us about it! Your institution could
  • What does a scientist look like? Whose face comes to mind? Meet 10 young scientists from across the country pursuing careers in biomedical research! #FaceOfScience is diverse, fresh, bold, unique and unapologetic! Join us today on #NationalSTEMDay to celebrate diversity in STEM and re-envision #WhatAScientistLooksLike. What:The Diversity Program Consortium (DPC) is a network of institutions
  • The Columbia University CTSA KL2 program is honored to be highlighted as one of the top program hubs by the Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC). The CU program has demonstrated significant improvements in the Careers in Clinical & Translational Research Common Metric within the KL2 women’s measure. The CLIC Common Metrics Initiative team collects and reports annual data, and

  • VCU Health featured two VCU researchers, both serving in community engagement roles at the VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, for October’s Global Diversity Awareness Month. “Diversity matters in health care because it drives innovation,” said Katherine Tossas, Ph.D., M.S., whose work is informed by bioinformatics and community-engaged research. Tossas, the director of

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    With the presence of #MeToo, Time’s Up Healthcare, and diversity and inclusion efforts broadly at member institutions, leaders in academic medicine are increasingly aware of the need to create safe and inclusive environments. Recent studies have highlighted the prevalence and profound impact of sexual and gender harassment. Institutional leaders are looking for best practices to create safe
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    Georgetown University

    GHUCCTS leaders and Community Advisory Board (CAB) members join together to facilitate this webinar that focuses on engaging and integrating diverse populations in research. This webinar is a part of the Translational Science 2020 Experience, hosted by the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). Webinar Summary: People define themselves through multiple cultural identities

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    Pennsylvania State Univ Hershey Med Ctr
    Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute presents "Cultivating a Climate of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Virtual Teams" at its next Translational Science Seminar Series webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Oct. 22. How can teams be managed to simultaneously improve inclusivity and leverage the power of diverse thought? This seminar will discuss practical tools for fostering a
  • For the last two years, the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) has partnered with the National Institutes of Health to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program (AoU). The All of Us Research Program is inviting one million people across the U.S. to help build one of the most diverse health databases in history. NHCOA’s role in the AoU program is to raise awareness about health

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    This course aims to teach people how to enhance the recruitment of racial and ethnic minorities in clinical trials. Key topics include the importance of diversity in clinical trials, barriers and facilitators to participation in clinical research, community engagement, effective communication, educating about clinical trials, provider outreach, effective prescreening and enrollment, person
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    Center for Data to Health

    Join Alycia Crall from the Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN) for an important discussion. The Environmental Data Science Inclusion Network (EDSIN) launched in 2019 following an NSF INCLUDES conference that brought together researchers, practitioners, evaluators, and others with interest in examining diversity, equity, and inclusion across the environmental and data sciences

  • Visiting interns from medical schools across the country showcase their research projects at virtual closing ceremony. Each July, Gordon Hall’s Waterhouse Room at Harvard Medical School (HMS) is the setting for student presentations of their mentored research project they participated in over the summer. This year, the room wasn’t filled with proud mentors and family applauding in the audience
  • A 2019 VRIP medical student describes the program’s meaningfulness and how COVID-19 has affected his medical education Ross O’Hagan was in the 2019 Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP), a summer program for medical students designed to foster diversity and interest in clinical and translational research. He is now a rising third-year medical student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount
  • Five questions with our visiting medical student interns from around the U.S. Every year, medical school students from across the U.S. participate in a summer of clinical and translational research in Harvard labs through the Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP), offered by the Harvard Catalyst Diversity Inclusion program. This summer, VRIP has taken on a new digital format. Hear from
  • Five questions with our visiting medical student interns from around the U.S Every year, medical school students from across the U.S. participate in a summer of clinical and translational research in Harvard labs through the Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP), offered by the Harvard Catalyst Diversity Inclusion program. This summer, VRIP has taken on a new digital format. Hear from summer
  • The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) has produced a series of videos emphasizing the value of engaging patients and communities in clinical research. Hear interviews with our Participant Advisory Board (PAB) members, pilot study investigators, KL2 scholars, community partners, and GHUCCTS staff on why this work matters.

  • Medical school students virtually participate in annual summer c/t research internship program. Our annual Visiting Research Internship Program has embarked on a new virtual format. Every year, medical school students from across the U.S. come to Boston for a summer of clinical and translational research in Harvard labs through the Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP), offered by the
  • The recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, in addition to the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 on African Americans, are wrenching reminders of the many harms that societal racism, inequality, and injustice inflict on the Black community. These injustices are rooted in centuries of oppression—including slavery and Jim Crow, redlining, school segregation, and mass
  • David Alejandro Sanchez, MD, is a resident in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He was one of our visiting medical students from the summer of 2014 in the Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP), mentored in the laboratory of Raymond Huang, MD, PhD, at BWH. How influential was your VRIP experience? My summer as a VRIP intern was my first real introduction to clinical
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    Georgetown University

    The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Studies (GHUCCTS) hosted this webinar on February 10, 2020. Engaging communities and patients throughout the study process can positively impact health research, particularly when addressing complex health problems. These partnerships can also increase competitiveness in research grant applications, as patient and community

  • Research mentoring relationships are a critical part of preparing the next generation of translational researchers. The following resources can help CTSA Programs Hubs develop and improve current mentoring relationships and prepare future mentors and mentees.

  • National Institutes of Health
    The NIH Scientific Workforce Diversity Toolkit is a free, downloadable interactive resource institutions can use to help advance their own faculty diversity and inclusion. The toolkit guides users through evidence-based interrelated activities that SWD is currently using to foster an inclusive culture that unleashes the power of diversity to achieve research and institutional excellence. These
  • Meeting Theme:  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Approaches and Solutions in Translational Science

    Objective:  To assist hub leadership in directing their CTSA by providing updates on resources and best practices for practical application, and by providing an opportunity for CTSA Program hub leaders to learn from each other.