IDC Webinar Series

View upcoming webinars in the Investigator Development Center series, designed to support your research career. You will also find the slides and recordings from previous webinars in the event you were unable to attend or would like to review the materials again.

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Webinar Schedule & Information

How to Design an Award-Winning Poster Presentation

Presenter John Beilenson is founder and President of Strategic Communications & Planning (SCP), which provides consulting, editorial, and training services to a wide range of nonprofit organizations and public institutions. SCP has a great deal of experience working with organizations in the aging, end of life, and healthcare arenas, developing communications, branding, and messaging strategies that increase nonprofits’ exposure in the public arena and promote positive social change.
When: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
4:00pm-5:00pm Eastern Time
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What Happens to a Grant When it is Reviewed? A Panel Discussion

Panelists Ken Covinsky, MD, is a clinician-researcher in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics and has served as chair of the Clinical Aging Study section at the National Institute on Aging.
Kathryn Pollak, PhD, is a Professor in Community and Family Medicine and the Co-Leader of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the Duke Cancer Institute. She has served on several NIH Study Sections, including chairing one for two years.
When: Thursday, March 8th, 2018
4:00pm-5:00pm Eastern Time
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Previously presented and recorded webinars:

Comparing Apples, Oranges…and Bacon Bits: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis in Palliative Care

January 29, 2018
Dio Kavalieratos, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar012918


Lessons Learned in Comparative Effectiveness Research – Part 2: the Malignant Bowel Obstruction Trial

December 4, 2017
Robert Krouse, MD, MS
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar120417


Lessons Learned in Implementing a Comparative Effectiveness Palliative Care Trial

November 9, 2017
Susan Enguídanos, PhD, MPH
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar11917


Selecting and Adapting Tools for Palliative Care Survey Research

October 18, 2017
Sydney Dy, MD, MS
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar101817


Team Science in Palliative Care

September 15, 2017
Yael Schenker, MD, MAS
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Recorded webinar must be downloaded in order to be played: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar091517
*You may also need to download the WebEx Network Recording Player if it is not already installed on your computer. Select the ARF Player.


Strategies for Handling Missing Data in Palliative Care Research

August 25, 2017
Diane Fairclough, DrPH, MSPH
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Recorded webinar must be downloaded in order to be played: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar082517
*You may also need to download the WebEx Network Recording Player if it is not already installed on your computer. Select the ARF Player.


When Clinical Trials Are Not An Option: Propensity Score Matching in Palliative Care Research

July 28, 2017
Melissa Garrido, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed in 2 parts here: Part 1 Part 2


Authorship and Ethics

June 16, 2017
Bob Arnold, MD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar061617


Writing Compelling Science – Storytelling Basics and Structure

May 30, 2017
J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, PhD, RN
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar053017


Qualitative Research Methods: a two-part webinar

Helene Starks, PhD
Part 1: February 28, 2017
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar022817
Coding Exercise: Excerpt to be coded / Instructions for Part 1 / Instructions for Part 2

Part 2: March 27, 2017
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar032717


The Art of Mentoring

November 28, 2016
Mitchell D. Feldman, MD, MPhil
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar112816


Disseminating Your Work

October 31, 2016
Charles von Gunten, MD, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar10312016


Family Caregiving Research

September 26, 2016
Betty Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here*: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar092616
*NOTE: Skip to the 20-min mark for the beginning of the webinar


Implementation Science

July 13, 2016
Elaine Morrato, DrPH, MPH, CPH
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar071316

Additional Resources:
Designing for Dissemination Planning Tool
RE-AIM PLANNING TOOL
Abstract: Developing a ‘‘Toolkit’’ for Implementing Early,
Concurrent Palliative Care in Community Cancer Center


New Member Orientation

June 10, 2016
Janet Bull, MD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar061016


Research in disenfranchised and vulnerable populations: What are the special challenges?

May 23, 2016
Brie Williams, MD, MS and Margot Kushel, MD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar052316


Finding Patterns in Health Data – A Gentle Introduction to Machine Learning

April 21, 2016
Kathryn Colborn, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar042116


Optimizing Recruitment and Improving Retention

March 30, 2016
Kathi Mooney, RN, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar033016


Data and Data Safety Monitoring

February 26, 2016
Christine Ritchie, MD, MSPH
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar012616


Developing a Sound Analysis Plan

January 26, 2016
Michael Babyak, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar012616


How to Submit a Sparkling Submission: the ins and outs of the grant submission process

December 4, 2015
Kathryn Pollak, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar120415


PCRC Investigator Development Webinar: Developing a Multi-Site Budget

October 16, 2015
Christine Ritchie, MD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar101615


PCRC New Member Orientation

September 30, 2015
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Intervention Development

September 22, 2015
Frank Keefe, PhD and Tammy Somers, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar92215


Developing and Writing Your Specific Aims

August 25, 2015
Greg Samsa, PhD
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar82515


PCRC-NINR R21 Informational Webinar

July 28, 2015
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Recorded webinar may be viewed here: http://bit.do/pcrcwebinar72815

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