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Minority Women in Research Symposium 2018

Atlanta, GA US
October 15, 2018 to October 16, 2018

Course Directors: Joyce Balls-Berry, Ph.D., Felicity Enders, Ph.D.,  Michele Halyard, M.D., Christi Patten, Ph.D., Desiree Rivers, Ph.D.

The symposium will focus on increasing community and patient engaged research (CPER). The symposium offers the opportunity for CPER teams to host sessions related to best practices in CPER including patient-outcomes research, precision medicine, community based participatory research (CBPR), community-partner based research, and other types of engaged research. 

Registration Information
This conference is free for all to attend, but you must setup a profile, login and click START to officially be enrolled and confirmed to attend. You will receive a confirmation e-mail upon enrollment. 

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Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, healthcare providers, biomedical researchers, students, community members and patients interested in advancing community and patient engagement in research, as well as, to gain skills to create longstanding and sustainable researcher partnerships.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe effective methods to ensure community health needs are addressed through research
  • Share approaches to address community ethical concerns about research
  • Determine ways to develop trusting relationships for dissemination of community and patient engagement in research 

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/15/2018 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
10/16/2018 - 2:00pm
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Morehouse School of Medicine
720 Westview Drive
Atlanta, GA 30310
United States

Moorehouse School of Medicine 
More information about the Morehouse School of Medicine can be found on their website


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates ($239/night plus taxes) at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of September 21, 2018 whichever comes first. After September 21, 2018, reservations will be taken based on space and rate availability. 

Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Minority Women Research Network Group when making your reservation. Click here or call 1-888-236-2427 to reserve your room. 

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant. Mayo Clinic School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

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Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees for their attendance hours at this conference.  


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Available Credit

  • 9.00 Attendance
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