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CME

Research Nuts & Bolts: Recruitment & Retention Workshop

Location: Zoom

Date: Thursday, August 15, 2024

Time: 1–4 p.m.

Contact: Leta Moser

About the Event

Struggling to meet your clinical trial recruitment goals?

Dell Med’s Health Transformation Research Institute and UT Health San Antonio’s Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science present a virtual and interactive workshop aimed to bolster the ability to recruit and retain clients to research projects. Expert panels cover key recruitment and retention topics and addressing specialty populations. Participants practice designing a recruitment or retention strategy in breakout groups.

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For questions, email Leta Moser.

This workshop is sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin’s Dell Medical School through the Health Transformation Research Institute and the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science, which is comprised of UT Health San Antonio.

Workshop Agenda

1:00 p.m. | Introductions
Study Recruitment and Retention — What Is It and Why Do We Need It?
Study Feasibility — Overview and Importance

  • Alison Cahill, M.D., MSCI, Associate Dean of Translational Research; Director, Health Transformation Research Institute; Professor, Department of Women’s Health, Dell Medical School, UT Austin
  • Stephanie Rowan, Ph.D., MN, RN, Director of Clinical Research Implementation, Office of the Vice President for Research, UT Health San Antonio.

1:20 p.m. | Panel 1: Key Recruitment & Retention Strategies

  • Moderator: Stephanie Rowan, Ph.D., MN, RN
  • Alison Cahill, M.D., MSCI
  • Lorie Harper, M.D., Division Chief, Maternal-Fetal Medicine; Associate Professor, Department of Women’s Health, Dell Medical School, UT Austin
  • Brooke Lasher, Associate Director, Department of Women’s Health, Dell Medical School, UT Austin
  • David Paydarfar, M.D., Director, Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences; Chair and Professor, Department of Neurology, Dell Medical School, UT Austin
  • Lizette Yanes, Ph.D., MBA, Director of Marketing, UT Health San Antonio

2:00 p.m. | Panel 2: Recruitment & Retention in Specialty Populations

  • Moderator: Alison Cahill, M.D., MSCI
  • Suzannah Creech, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Research, Office of Research; Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dell Medical School, UT Austin
  • Elizabeth Matsui, M.D., MHS, Associate Dean for Faculty Academic Affairs; Director, Center for Health and Environment: Education and Research; Professor, departments of Population Health and Pediatrics, Dell Medical School, UT Austin
  • Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research; Chair and Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences, UT Health San Antonio; Associate Director of Cancer Outreach and Engagement, Mays Cancer Center
  • Stacy Young-McCaughan, Ph.D., RN, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UT Health San Antonio

3:00 p.m. | Break Out Session

3:50 p.m. | Closing Remarks

Speaker Disclosure

All speakers for this educational activity have no relevant relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

All planners for this educational activity have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclosure.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statements

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course provides 3.0 continuing nursing education credits through The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing’s Department for Continuing Professional Development.

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.