2019 Lifespan Integration DTF Face-to-Face Meeting

Purpose

To elicit participant feedback on the 2019 Lifespan Integration DTF Face-to-Face Meeting

Executive Summary

On Saturday, April 27, 2019 the Lifespan Integration Domain Task Force Face to Face Meeting was held in Baltimore, MD. The meeting took place from 8:00 – 10:15 AM at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor. The meeting was offered both in person, and via Zoom. A brief evaluation survey was sent electronically via REDCap following the meeting to 12 attendees. The survey was composed of both quantitative and qualitative questions pertaining to the 3 subsections of the meeting: Meeting Content, Meeting Logistics and the Meeting Overall. A total of 6 responses were cultivated from the survey for a response rate of 50%.

With regard to meeting content, all survey respondents agreed that the meeting addressed their expectations, the topics discussed were valuable and that the discussions provided valuable information for their work. However, only 5 out 6 respondents agreed that there was adequate networking time allotted and that they understood the next steps for moving the DTF forward in 2019.

Survey results pertaining to meeting logistics showed that all survey respondents were satisfied with the registration process, the location of the meeting and the meeting facilities. Also, 2 of the 6 respondents who attended the meeting via Zoom, both indicated that they were satisfied with their experience regarding Zoom quality.

Overall, the meeting received an average rating of 8.67 out of 10, and the median rating was a 9 out of 10. Qualitative data reflect that the most helpful aspects of the meeting were open discussion and identification of actions and priorities. With regard to improving the meeting, survey participants suggest distributing meeting materials prior to the meeting for attendees to prepare comments for discussion. Survey participants also suggest coupling this meeting with a conference/event different from the traditional Pediatrics Conference. Suggestions included the ACTS meeting and the Gerontological meeting as well.

Looking forward, survey respondents suggested topics for future discussion including the continuation of the Lifespan/Life Course group, brainstorming smaller projects for CTSA hubs to work on together, and strategies to obtain targeted funding for projects and meetings.

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Please state your level of agreement with the following statements: This meeting covered topics I found valuable.

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Please state your level of agreement with the following statements: This meeting addressed my expectations.

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Please state your level of agreement with the following statements: There was adequate networking time allotted.

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Please state your level of agreement with the following statements: The work group discussions provided valuable information for my work.

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Please state your level of agreement with the following statements: I understand the next steps for moving the DTF forward in 2019.

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Please rate your satisfaction with the following: Registration Process

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Please rate your satisfaction with the following: Meeting Location (City, State)

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Please rate your satisfaction with the following: Meeting Facilities (meeting rooms, etc.)

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Did you attend the meeting via Zoom?

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Please rate your experience attending the meeting via Zoom on your computer.

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Please rate your experience attending the meeting via Zoom on your smartphone.

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Please provide an overall rating of the meeting. (1 = the lowest rating, 10 = the highest rating)

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What types of topics would you like to discuss at a future in-person meeting?

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What aspects of this meeting were particularly helpful?

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How could future meetings be improved? (duration, location, etc.)?

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Please provide any additional feedback below - (e.g. most useful, least useful, etc.):


Submitted by Kathryn Buettner on Fri, 02/14/2020 - 12:36