Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network 2013 Interactive Learning Workshop


Jueves, 30 mayo 2013 - 8:00am to Viernes, 31 mayo 2013 - 5:00pm


Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
The ECHORN Interactive Learning Workshop is a 2 day professional development workshop designed for health research professionals such as junior faculty, research fellows, research assistants, project managers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduatestudents who work with populations in or from the Caribbean and who seek an experiential skills and network building learning opportunity.
The ECHORN Interactive Learning Workshop com- bines active learning with targeted mentorship. Participants will leave this workshop with skills and professional products that may be applied to both large and small research projects. Participants may apply to one of two learning tracks: research methodology or strategies for effective research management. The learning tracks are developed and facilitated by expert faculty within the ECHORN Network. Attendees in each of the two tracks have the opportunity to engage with their mentors during and after the workshop to continue honing the skills learned during the workshop.
  1. Complete online application: www.echorn.org
  2. Submit a Statement of Intent
  3. Submit a current CV/résumé 

Research Methodology (choose one) - Build analytical skills that can be applied to a variety of healthcare research topics.

  1. Qualitative and Mixed Methods
  2. Advanced Analytic Methods with SAS
  3. Implementation Science: Plan-Do-Study-Act Method

Strategies for Effective Research Management - Build skills in evidence-based approaches to problem solving, including:

  • Clearly defining the problem and objective
  • Conducting a systematic root cause analysis
  • Identifying and selecting strategic options for improvement

ECHORN AFFILIATE AWARD: One applicant from each learning track will be awarded a scholarship to attend the workshop.

For further details go to: www.echorn.org 

Applications due: December 31, 2012 Notifications: February 1, 2013 Registration: Opens January 2013 
Registration fee for the ECHORN Interactive Learning Workshop is $490 and does not cover travel or hotel. Co-hosted by Yale University and the University of the Virgin Islands. 


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