Insights to Inspire

  • FITA
    From Insights to Action – a resource for hubs looking for ways to increase the diversity of their clinical science workforce. 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
  • CLIC
    This webcast provides an overview of concepts and approaches that hubs may consider in reaching data interoperability.
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    The interview-style webcast includes a variety of appropriate competencies for informatics personnel, as well as suggestions for best training practices.
  • CLIC
    This webcast identifies appropriate personnel for your informatics research team and suggestions for addressing their training needs.
  • CLIC
    The webcast identifies key partners and their importance in improving the Informatics metric.
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    The webcast describes methods for implementing data governance, ensuring data provenance and improving the ETL process

  • CLIC
    This webcast explores the importance of data standardization and warehousing for clinical research.
  • CLIC
    This webcast examines common data quality issues and provides suggestions for correcting them.
  • To accelerate translation, researchers need access to a broad range of data from a variety of sources (electronic health records, imaging, genetics, behavioral, etc.). These sources manage and store data differently, which creates the need for standardization. The Informatics Common Metric, which is in its second year, addresses the need to harmonize data across the CTSA Program. This will enhance
  • The webcast provides examples of how data interoperability was used in the N3C program for the COVID-19 pandemic. The first five webcasts are an introduction to informatics, created to build foundational knowledge and to define key terms. We encourage you to watch them in order.
  • CLIC
    The webcast demonstrates the impact of organizational maturity on metric improvement. The first five webcasts are an introduction to informatics, created to build foundational knowledge and to define key terms. We encourage you to watch them in order.
  • The webcast describes the purpose of the Informatics metric and its value to the CTSA Program. The first five webcasts are an introduction to informatics, created to build foundational knowledge and to define key terms. We encourage you to watch them in order.
  • CLIC
    The webcast provides definitions and examples of commonly-used Informatics terms and phrases. The first five webcasts are an introduction to informatics, created to build foundational knowledge and to define key terms. We encourage you to watch them in order.
  • CLIC
    The webcast describes the process used to identify themes from the 2019 Turn-the-Curve plans submitted by consortium hubs for their Informatics metric. The first five webcasts are an introduction to informatics, created to build foundational knowledge and to define key terms. We encourage you to watch them in order.
  • Tiffany Danielle Pineda talks on stage
    The University of Florida CTSI is examining long-standing and unspoken issues of racial injustice, equality and diversity within the working environment of the clinical research professional workforce. Dressed in black, Tiffany Danielle Chisholm Pineda stood on a stage and spoke about her experience as a Black research professional working to eliminate personal biases in scientists. “Most of the
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    The Strategy The efficient study startup of clinical trials relies on engaging and coordinating the actions of a broad group of research staff and stakeholders. Unnecessary delays waste valuable research dollars and delay enrolling patients into lifesaving studies. The Research Process Improvement (RPI) team at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) identified a knowledge gap
  • 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

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    The Duke CTSA KL2 program was recently identified as one of the top program hubs by the Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC). The Duke KL2 program was a top performer in the KL2 education program – Underrepresented measure. The CLIC evaluates programs using a Common Metrics Initiative. In alignment with the CLIC’s current goals, the Duke KL2 program set a goal to increase the

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    CLIC
    Insights to Inspire 2020 highlights those hubs who have made improvements in their Careers in Clinical and Translational Research metric. The final webinar in this series focuses on evaluation and follow up strategies. During the webinar the featured hubs will share their approaches to building peer-to-peer networks and conducting program evaluation. Johns Hopkins University will share their
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    CLIC

    The Virginia Commonwealth University hub will describe how they used the Common Metrics as a springboard to collaborate with their Institutional Review Board to better monitor their IRB performance. Objectives: Explain the challenges requiring the need for aligned operational definitions and harmonized data collection. Demonstrate the newly designed database used across university departments

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    CLIC
    Insights to Inspire 2020 highlights those hubs who have made improvements in their Careers in Clinical and Translational Research metric. The second webinar in this year’s series focuses on recruiting scholars and trainees. Read the Insights to Inspire blog; Mentorship: A Bridge to the Future HERE Note: On the Zoom meeting registration page, you can apply your time zone by clicking on the blue
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    The Careers in Clinical and Translational Research Metric is designed to measure and develop strategic management plans to enhance the ways CTSA program hubs train and support scientists to remain engaged in research. To measure and report the success of the metric, hubs conduct follow-up surveys to determine if scholars and trainees have remained in clinical research upon completion of the

  • The Strategy What began as an effort to better define Virginia Commonwealth University’s key performance indicators in research turned into an all-encompassing database that enables performance data to be shared openly and that is designed to improve transparency as well as ease the administrative burden on principal investigators (PI) and study teams. VCU’s Wright Center for Clinical and
  • VCU
    The Strategy What began as an effort to better define Virginia Commonwealth University’s key performance indicators in research turned into an all-encompassing database that enables performance data to be shared openly and that is designed to improve transparency as well as ease the administrative burden on principal investigators (PI) and study teams. The VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center
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    The Strategy The NYU H+H Clinical and Translational Science Institute recognized a need to improve its scientific review standards and practices and to make better use of resources at the institution and at its Institutional Review Board. In implementing the Common Metric Initiative (CMI), the hub developed a strategy to broaden its Scientific Review Committee to conduct pre-reviews of studies
  • The Strategy The NYU H+H Clinical and Translational Science Institute recognized a need to improve its scientific review standards and practices and to make better use of resources at the institution and at its Institutional Review Board. In implementing the Common Metric Initiative (CMI), the hub developed a strategy to broaden its Scientific Review Committee to conduct pre-reviews of studies
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    Effective mentorship is one of the most important contributors to a successful career in translational research. TL1 trainees and KL2 scholars benefit from the relationships and support that come from a well-planned mentoring program. During the 2020 Insights to Inspire series CTSA Program hubs that demonstrated success in improving the Careers in Clinical and Translational Research described the
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    CLIC

    Insights to Inspire 2020 highlights those hubs who have made improvements in their Careers in Clinical and Translational Research metric. The third webinar in this series focuses on the application and screening processes used by the presenting hubs. Read the Insights to Inspire blog; Training Applications: Starting with a Strong Foundation HERE Note: On the Zoom meeting registration page, you can

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    The purpose of the Careers in Clinical and Translational Research metric is to measure and develop strategic plans to enhance the ways hubs and the entire CTSA Program consortium are training and supporting the future workforce. This support is vital to helping trainees remain engaged in clinical and translational science. One of the earliest opportunities hubs have to support early-career

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    About

    The Insights to Inspire (I2I) disseminates lessons learned and strategies implemented to improve on a given Common Metric. The insights gained may inspire hubs to use this actionable intelligence to facilitate local change.