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News Roundup

October 19, 2021
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260 educational resources posted, 926 Consortium News stories posted. 1119 meetings coordinated by CLIC, 3188 users registered with CLIC
Updates from CLIC
October is Health Literacy Month! Share your health literacy resources and use #HealthLiteracyMonth to follow the conversation. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

CTSA Program Connects Scientists and Communities

October is Health Literacy Month, a “time to recognize the importance of making health information easy to understand and the healthcare system easier to navigate.”

Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program institutions are working to improve health literacy to address the CTSA Program’s goal of “engag[ing] patients and communities in every phase of the translational process.” This month, we’re sharing different approaches hubs are taking to improve their communities' understanding of health topics. 

2021 Virtual CTSA Program Annual Meeting December 1-3, 2021

Submit a Poster for the CTSA Program Annual Meeting Poster Session

Virtual poster session topic: Intentional Disruption and Innovation: The Future of Translational Science

Poster submissions will close on Friday, November 5.

Check out the FAQ for submission information
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Screenshot of a tweet that reads: @TDonielleFunny thank you for leading us in today's @CLIC_CTSA Foundations for Change Anti-Racism workshop. Your words are so powerful." Tweet was written by Felicity Enders, PhD, MPH. There is a screenshot of a slide presentation that reads "Bravery over Discomfort. What does bravery in policy look like in your institutional policies? Dismantling policies of systems of oppression. "Vulnerability needs to start being promoted as a aspect of ultimate strength"
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CLIC Cohorts for Change Resources

The Cohorts for Change series kicked off with the workshop “Foundations for Change: Becoming a Culture-Centered Community of Practice.” This workshop focused on how to talk about racism and racial equity with radical candor, as well as understand key terms related to racial equity work. The workshops are limited to selected participants but topic pages are open to all. 

Learn about our first facilitator and check out featured topic resources!

News from around the CTSA Program Consortium

Rapid Research Pilot RFA - Q&A

RADx-UP program leadership will discuss the Rapid Research Pilot Program and who should apply. They will answer questions submitted in advance or during the event. Email questions to:

Nov 3, 2021 1:00 p.m. EST

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Utilization of Narrative Intervention/Storytelling for Applications in Research Participation and Informed Consent

This webinar will provide an overview of the process and application of storytelling as a tool to increase awareness about research participation among underrepresented populations. The process includes adaptations of communications models as well as the health belief model. Video production and qualitative analysis are combined to increase objectivity in preserving storytellers’ voices.

December 15, 2021, 12 p.m. EST

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Associations between HIV Infection and Clinical Spectrum of COVID-19: A Population Level Analysis Based on US National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data

Evidence of whether people living with HIV are at elevated risk of adverse COVID-19 outcomes is inconclusive. This study investigates this association using the population-based National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) data in the USA.
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The University of Rochester Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC) is the coordinating center for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Grant U24TR002260.
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