- August 09, 2022OHSU* Senior Director for Collaboration & Entrepreneurship and OCTRI** Director of Innovation Programs and Awards, Aditi Martin, PhD, co-authored an article for Oregon Business magazine about cultivating diversity and inclusion in business and innovation environments, based upon her work at OCTRI and OHSU. She co-wrote the op-ed with Graciela Gomez Cowger, JD, CEO of Schwabe, Williamson, and Wyatt
- Case Western Reserve University
Supporting you with news and resources that you can use to build diverse, equitable, and inclusive research programs and studies
To complement the launch of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) content on our CTSC website, we invite you to visit our new Research Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) News page regularly and often.
- June 23, 2022Grace A McComsey, MD, FIDSA Few things are more powerful than a public dedication to a cause or activity. The CTSC is answering the call to eliminate health disparities and advance health equity through clinical and translational science. We acknowledge that diversity, equity, and inclusion are the building blocks for that advancement as we foster environments where diversity thrives, inclusion is
- May 20, 2022
The Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) hosted their 4th annual Symposium and Poster Display on Friday, May 13, 2022. The theme “Making an Impact, Shaping the Future” focused on strategies to address equity and diversity challenges experienced by institutions across the national Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) network. The hybrid event
- May 18, 2022
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $61 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the infrastructure for developing and carrying out biomedical research studies. The funding supports Washington University’s Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), which was
- -Northwestern University At ChicagoThe 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.
- -Washington University
“Making an Impact, Shaping the Future” Please join us for the 4th annual symposium hosted by the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences. This year’s theme focuses on strategies to address equity and diversity challenges experienced by institutions across the national CTSA network. This is a hybrid event with opportunities to attend virtually or in-person. May 13
- February 01, 2022
Insights to Inspire 2022: In Our Own Words is a collection of Program Summaries from across the consortium for the Careers in Clinical & Translational Research (CCTR) metric. From 36 unique hubs come insights into how hubs are working to improve the experiences of their KL2 scholars and TL1 trainees. Starting in December 2021 and extending through April 2022, In Our Own Words will feature one of
- December 08, 2021In 2020 Fred Meyers, director of the UC Davis CTSC Research Training, Education and Career Development program, was awarded the UC Davis Chancellor's Achievement Awards for Diversity and Community. He received this award in recognition of his contributions in enhancing inclusiveness and diversity within the campus community. Dr. Meyers is also Director of the Center for Precision Medicine and Data
- -University Of Miami School Of MedicineThe JANUS program supported by the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute aims to counter the effects of structural racism that lead to limited exposure of Black high-school students to careers in STEM, and Black Undergraduate students to (often unpaid) research opportunities. We expect that through the example and efforts of JANUS fellows, who are now ‘graduating’, diversity, equity
- Yale University
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and its Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) has had great success addressing the issue of minority participation in clinical trials. Two elements that are key to the successes at Yale are electronic health record strategies and community engagement, through the Cultural Ambassador program (partnership between Yale, the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Looking for new strategies for your KL2 or TL1 program? Are you worried about a lack of diversity and inclusion within your institution? How are you ensuring the diversity of the clinical science workforce? Not sure where to start? From Insights to Action is a collection of actionable questions inspired by hubs’ stories of ongoing progress and success in the Careers in Clinical & Translational
- The toolkit comprises a set of power point slide sets (modules) intended to serve as a resource for persons delivering presentations aiming to heighten and facilitate older adult inclusion in clinical and translational research.
This module describes the unique benefits of including older adults in clinical research.
- September 13, 2021
For Argentino Calvo, a retired firefighter and paramedic from Bluffton, South Carolina, joining a COVID-19 vaccine trial was not just a personal choice but an investment in the health of his community. Calvo participated in the Novavax vaccine trial at MUSC, which was part of a large-scale study that recruited over 30,000 patients across 119 study sites in the United States and Mexico. SCTR co
- August 12, 2021
The Integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) with support from the University of Pittsburgh (UPitt) is participating in the “Building Up a Diverse Workforce for Biomedical Research” study. Building Up is a national study led by the University of Pittsburgh (UPitt) and aims to test the effectiveness of a career development intervention developed for postdocs and
- August 10, 2021A mentor in our summer internship program discusses research with her mentee investigating stress and post-traumatic growth during COVID-19. Patrizia Vannini, PhD, is an assistant professor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and an investigator in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. A faculty lead for our Grant Review and Support Program (GRASP)
- July 22, 2021
When thinking about diversity and inclusion, consider music. A symphony orchestra is comprised of the strings, the woodwinds, the brass and percussion. Without one, you lose the depth of sound. Without them all, you lose the genius of Beethoven or Mozart. In medicine and clinical research, innovation and widespread impact cannot be achieved unless representation from every section of culture and
- July 20, 2021Two-year faculty fellowship supports junior faculty at critical juncture. This past year, as a new attending physician in pediatric gastroenterology at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dennis Spencer has been juggling his clinical responsibilities and his clinical research, studies which he hopes “may unearth a new prebiotic that would allow us to bolster the gut’s microbiome and protect those at risk
- July 20, 2021Medical students from across the U.S. virtually participate in our annual summer c/t research internship program. This summer, students will fire up their computers and learn from Harvard Medical School (HMS) researchers as part of our Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP). This annual program, offered by our Diversity Inclusion program, gives medical school students from across the U.S. the
- July 20, 2021Our summer intern discusses her research evaluating healthcare spending & clinical outcomes among disadvantaged populations. Where do you go to school, and what are you studying? I’m an MD-PhD student at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. I’m currently in the graduate phase of my training and am studying epidemiology. Who is your mentor and what is your project? I’m excited to be working with
- -University Of Miami School Of Medicine
On July 8 from 1 to 2 p.m., as The Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) will host four Principal Investigators from the University of Miami for a virtual presentation to discuss the challenges and barriers as well as the strategies and best practices for recruiting underrepresented minorities into their various clinical research studies.
- University Of Southern California
From the University of Southern California CTSI, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles:
- -University Of Florida
As part of its mission to cultivate and engage each other in honest and vulnerable conversations about race, the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute's Diversity and Cultural Competence Council (UF CTSI DC3) will be hosting its second Black Voices in Research Storytelling Event on Saturday, Jun. 19, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. EST. Created with the support of local storytelling event
- -Association for Clinical and Translational ScienceThe University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute's Diversity and Cultural Competency Council, (UF CTSI DC3) has successfully used storytelling to amplify and explore the voices of black researchers and professionals using storytelling. The first event, Black Voices in Research: University of Florida CTSI Provides a Platform for Underrepresented Voices, has been well received
- 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
- -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
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.