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September 2016

New Requirements for Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

New Requirements for Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

New expanded legal policies from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and National Institutes of Health regarding registering and reporting results of clinical trials as well as funding and training will apply to many clinical trials that were not previously under any formal obligations. This article outlines what you need to know and a town hall meeting will be held October 27 to clarify details of the policies and answer any questions. 

Dive into Healthcare Data on Nov 12

Dive into Healthcare Data on Nov 12

Register for the second annual RocHD3: Rochester Healthcare Deep Data Dive to develop new scientific questions and devising ways to use healthcare data to answer them. The all-day "unconference" will take place on Saturday, November 12.

Deaf Strong Hospital: Seeing Health Care through Deaf Eyes

Deaf Strong Hospital: Seeing Health Care through Deaf Eyes

For over ten years, the National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) at URMC has been hosting this interactive role-reversal exercise, called Deaf Strong Hospital. This annual exercise is an opportunity for UR medical students to walk a mile in a Deaf person's shoes by navigating through a mock healthcare system in which American Sign Language is the primary language. 

'Tell how you are planning your future' for KL2 award

'Tell how you are planning your future' for KL2 award

Robert Holloway, M.D., M.P.H., offers advice to young faculty about applying for a KL2 award, which provides $75,000 a year for two years to help young faculty hone their skills, define goals, and compete for independent funding. Letters of intent for this round of awards are due on or before October 10. 

Testing New Ways to Enroll At-Risk Populations in Clinical Research

Testing New Ways to Enroll At-Risk Populations in Clinical Research

A new award from the HIV Vaccine Trials Network will allow investigators to evaluate whether the computer tablet-based health survey “e-screening” tool, Promote Health, will help recruit and retain high-risk individuals into an HIV prevention clinical trial. 

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