Curating & Managing Research Data

Effectively managing research data is no small feat, yet it is becoming an ever more important component in the research process. Last summer we wrote about the topics to watch in librarianship as reflected in the 2012 Medical Libraries Association conference, and data management was one of the star features. Fortunately for us at the … Continue reading Curating & Managing Research Data

On the Horizon: Trends, Opportunities & Reflections from MLA’12

This is the first post in a reflective series about the Medical Library Association's 2012 conference (held May 18-23 in Seattle, WA), which several of our staff attended. Posts every Monday for the next few weeks will focus on the themes, lessons, and new ideas that inspired our staff during their time in Seattle. We're … Continue reading On the Horizon: Trends, Opportunities & Reflections from MLA’12

Systems Biology and the Kidney Symposium

This summer systems biology and nephrology collide right here in Ann Arbor!  The 2012 International Society of Nephrology (ISN) Forefronts Symposium is being held at the University of Michigan on June 7-10.  This year’s symposium is on Systems Biology and the Kidney. "It will gather nephrologists and active investigators from surrounding medical areas to explore … Continue reading Systems Biology and the Kidney Symposium

AHRQ Symposium on Patient-centered Outcomes Research Methods

An invitational symposium on research methods, “Efficacy to Effectiveness,” will be held June 12-13 at the AHRQ Conference Center in Rockville, MD. AHRQ will provide a live, online broadcast of scientists’ slides and audio presentations, which will highlight factors that result in differences between results from randomized clinical trials of treatments (efficacy) and observational studies … Continue reading AHRQ Symposium on Patient-centered Outcomes Research Methods

Jerome Groopman & Pamela Hartzband to give Bishop Lecture in in Bioethics May 10

The CBSSM Research Colloquium and Bishop Lecture in Bioethics will  feature   Jerome Groopman, MD, and Pamela Hartzband, MD, co-authors of the bestselling 2011 book Your Medical Mind, who will present the Bishop Lecture, “When experts disagree: The art of medical decision making.”    .   Date:  10 May Time:  10:30-12:00 Location:  Kahn Auditorium, Biomedical Research Bldg. Registration for … Continue reading Jerome Groopman & Pamela Hartzband to give Bishop Lecture in in Bioethics May 10

Stories of Engagement: Building Partnerships in Health Research

Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research’s Community Engagement Program will hold its fourth annual symposium “Stories of Engagement: Building Partnerships in Health Research,” today from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the North Campus Research Complex. This year’s MICHR symposium will feature keynote speaker Sarena Seifer, executive director of Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, who … Continue reading Stories of Engagement: Building Partnerships in Health Research

AHIP’s Summit on Payment Reform and Delivery Transformation

 America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) announces a new conference:  AHIP’s Summit on Payment Reform and Delivery Transformation, that will showcase innovative models that regional and national health plans have implemented to achieve the three-part aim of the National Quality Strategy. A variety of approaches such as ACO-contracting, patient-centered medical homes and bundled payment will be showcased. … Continue reading AHIP’s Summit on Payment Reform and Delivery Transformation