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Introduction to Health Care Delivery Research

September 14-15, 2023 | 100 Cambridge St, Suite 1600, Boston MA, 02114

Are you an early career investigator interested in health care delivery data, intervention, and implementation science? This workshop will provide an overview of the field including presentations by experts, panels featuring early career investigators; and hands-on, interactive work groups in observational, interventional, and implementation research.

 

Attendance and full participation on both days is required.

Fee: $100 (need-based scholarships available).

 

Email MGHMonganInstitute@mgh.harvard.edu for more information or questions. 

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Workshop Agenda

DAY 1: ADVANCES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SCIENCE (8:30 AM - 4:30PM)

REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WILL BEGIN AT 8:00 AM

 

Topics to include:

  • What is Health Care Delivery Science? From Data Science to Delivery Science

  • Topics and Methods in HCDS

  • Characterizing the problem and identifying potential solutions: Observational research using electronic health record and claims data

  • Designing and testing solutions: Conducting pilot studies and randomized trial intervention research

  • Bridging the gap between research and practice through implementation research

  • Introduction to Health Equity and Disparity Research

  • Early Career Investigator Panels

    • Careers in Observational Research

    • Careers in Intervention and Implementation Research

  • Setting the Stage for Day 2: Introduction to the Problem Set

Day 2: WORKSHOPS IN HEALTH CARE DELIVERY RESEARCH APPLIED FUNDAMENTALS FOR EARLY CAREER INVESTIGATORS: PROBLEM SET EXERCISE (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WILL BEGIN AT 7:45 AM

Facilitated small work-group sessions with a pre-selected problem set on a major research topic related to addressing health disparities in complex health conditions. This interactive workshop will include developing a research question, aims, and methods ending with report-outs. Day 2 Sessions include:

  • Characteristics of a good research question

  • Health Equity Problem Set Interactive Group Exercises in Observational and Intervention/Implementation Research:

    • Defining the Research Question

    • Developing of Preliminary Study Aims

    • Designing a Study

  • Resources for Advancing your Career in Health Care Delivery Science

  • Closing Summary and Evaluation

The Senior Members of the Program Committee

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