Minority Women Research Network - Arizona - April 24-25, 2017

Course description

Course Director: Joyce Balls-Berry, Ph.D.

Workshop 1

April 24: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
April 25: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Mayo Clinic
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

Lodging & Accommodations

Marriott Courtyard at Mayo Clinic
13444 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ  85259
(480) 860-4000

The plan for the course are as follows: 

  • Determine the feasibility of a symposium to increase community and patient engagement in research (CPER) in multiple networks, including community members, patient-centered teams, and academic scientists at a meeting.
  • Use the symposium to ascertain strategic areas of focus to increase CPER at a national level 
  • Develop proceedings to describe best practices for disseminating and implementing CPER over multiple dissemination platforms including the conference setting. 

Members of MWRN and partners will attend 2 regional workshops in Phoenix, Arizona and Jacksonville, Florida. During the 2 short regional workshops, the team will determine the focus of the symposium to take place in 2018.

Additional Information

Target audience: 

This course is designed for MDs, nurses, health educators, biomedical researchers, and others involved in community and patient  engagement in research.

Learning objectives: 

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate active engagement in CPER with other minority scientists, patients and caregivers, and community;
  • Identify opportunities to improve patient-outcomes and community-engaged research to increase wellness in under-resourced areas; and 
  • Develop new and improved collaboration and engagement with diverse research and stakeholder teams to increase capacity and expertise to conduct patient-centered outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research.

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

Event date:

04/24/2017 - 8:00am
04/25/2017 - 12:30pm
Mayo Clinic
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
United States
Credits & accreditation
  • 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.75 APA
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.75 APA
Event starts: 
04/24/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/25/2017 - 12:30pm
Enrollments are closed.
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