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2011 Midwest Consortium Annual Meeting

July 10, 2011 - July 11, 2011

Tools, Knowledge, and Innovation Supporting Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and Collaboration

July 10-11, 2011 ~ Chicago, Illinois

Hosted by University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Northwestern University

For more information about the meeting and conference registration, please go to:
http://www.icts.uiowa.edu/midwestconsortium/

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Conference Objectives

  • To enhance CER knowledge and understanding while supporting opportunities for CER Network development;
  • To better understand commonalities and differences among diverse underserved populations;
  • To enhance innovative information technologies awareness and opportunities for application; and
  • To further support knowledge transfer best practices and sharing opportunities.

Meeting Highlights

July 10, 2011 – 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Networking Dinner at the Omni Chicago Hotel, 676 N. Michigan Ave.

Keynote Speaker: Glen Schumock PharmD, MBA, FCCP, “Comparative Effectiveness Research: What Is It and Where Is It Going?”


July 11, 2011 – 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago IL
(transportation directions from the hotel to the UIC meeting site provided; breakfast and lunch provided)

National Speaker: Naomi Aronson, PhD, “Applied CER in Nonacademic Settings and Opportunities for Further Research”

Keynote Address: Sanjeev Arora, MD, “Project ECHO: Comparative Effectiveness of Innovative Approaches to Addressing Healthcare Disparities in Underserved Areas.”

Session II Speakers: Applications and Perspectives in Comparative Effectiveness Research

Closing Keynote Address: Bechara Choucair, MD, “Collaborative Efforts Among Public Health Departments and CTSAs – Opportunities to Address Unmet Needs in Comparative Effectiveness Research”

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July 10, 2011
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July 11, 2011
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Venue

Omni Hotel Chicago
676 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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