2021 PBRN Virtual Conference Schedule 

Programming and schedule planning for the 2021 Practice-based Research Network Virtual Conference are in progress. You can expect two full days (June 24-25) of learnings, sharing, and networking. 

Here is our current schedule. Be sure to check back for updates. 

All times are listed in CDT. Need help figuring out time zones? Uses this handy time zone converter

Day One - June 24

8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. - Coffee Chats 

Casual networking opportunities in a personable, virtual setting. All attendees welcome. Special sessions will be held with a focus on: 

  • General Interest and Networking
  • First-time Attendees
  • NIH PBRN for Dementia Research

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Welcome Remarks and Plenary Session

Opening Remarks: 

  • Donald E. Nease, Jr., MD, PBRN Program Committee Chair
  • Michelle Greiver, MD, PBRN Program Committee Chair
  • Arlene Bierman, MD, MS, Director, Center of Evidence and Practice Improvement for AHRQ

Featured Speaker: Nadine J. Barrett, PhD, MA, MS, from the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke School of Medicine; Duke Cancer Institute and Duke Clinical Translational Science Institute.

Presentation: The Promise of Equity and Diversity in Clinical Research

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Break

11 a.m. - Noon - Oral Presentations 

Live concurrent sessions with multiple speakers presenting completed and in-progress research on a variety of topics. Includes time for discussion and Q&A. 

Noon - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch/Break 

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Interactive Poster Walks

Live concurrent presentations of completed or in-progress research, accompanied by illustrations of methods and outcomes. Includes time for discussion and Q&A.

1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Break

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. - Oral Presentations 

Live concurrent sessions with multiple speakers presenting completed and in-progress research on a variety of topics. Includes time for discussion and Q&A. 

3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Workshop

Interactive learning and discussion session centered around Structural Competency: Advancing Health Equity in Primary Care. 

4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Break

5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Networking Social Reception

Relaxed social gathering in a virtual setting. All attendees are welcome. 

 

Day Two - June 25

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. - Coffee Chats 

Casual networking opportunities in a in a personable, virtual setting. All attendees are welcome. Special sessions will be held with a focus on: 

  • General Networking
  • CASFM PBRN Work Group (open to all attendees, those interested in joining CASFM or learning more about the work they do are encouraged to attend)

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Plenary Session

Featured Speaker: Andrew Pinto, MD, CCFP, FRCPC, MSc, founder and director of The Upstream Lab; scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital; and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. 

Presentation: Can Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Initiatives be Transformative in Research? 

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Break

11 a.m. - Noon - Workshop

Interactive learning and discussion session centered around Expanding Partnering Capacity for Multiple Chronic Conditions Healthcare Research Using a Stakeholder Engagement Guide. 

Noon - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch/Break

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Interactive Poster Walks

Live concurrent presentations of completed or in-progress research, accompanied by illustrations of methods and outcomes. Includes time for discussion and Q&A.

1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Break

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Panel Presentation

Topic: Health Equity Research Funding. Featured Speakers include: 

  • Rick Glazier, MD; CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research
  • Nancy Mason MacLellan; CIHR Major Initiatives
  • George A. Mensah, MD FACC, FAHA; NIH National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • Eliseo Perez-Stable, MD; NIH Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Break

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Oral Presentations 

Live concurrent sessions with multiple speakers presenting completed and in-progress research on a variety of topics. Includes time for discussion and Q&A. 

5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Break

5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Awards and Closing Remarks

 


Funding for this conference is made possible [in part] by grant 1R13HS027067-02 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

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