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Leveraging Lessons of the Pandemic to Accelerate Discovery
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December 8 - 10, 2021

The impact of the pandemic on academic health centers and the groundbreaking research they do every day will continue in 2022 and beyond. Academic health centers will continue to lead in medical breakthroughs and innovative discoveries, while experiencing changing systems and processes. Join your colleagues at the 2021 AAHC Research Meeting, themed Leveraging Lessons of the Pandemic to Accelerate Discovery, to share your experiences and lessons learned during the pandemic and how you are accelerating discovery going forward. 

The meeting will include an NIH update on ARPA-H, peer discussion on the reimagining of clinical trials, how to measure the impact of academic research in the post-COVID world, and the importance of international research partnerships. Be sure your research leadership is part of these engaging dialogues on the important work happening at academic health centers.

NOTE: The December 10, 2021 session on Global Collaboration and Research Partnerships has been POSTPONED to January 25, 2022 11:00am ET.

  • December 8, 2021
  • December 9, 2021
  • December 10, 2021

All session times are listed in Eastern Time.

10:00 – 11:00 am

Reimagining of Clinical Trials

Anthony Gordon MD, FRCA, FFICM, NIHR Research Professor, Imperial College London
Giovanni Piedimonte, MD, FAAP, FCCP, Vice President for Research and Institutional Official, Tulane University
William G. Powderly, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Director, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University in St. Louis
3:00 – 4:00 pm

NIH Update on ARPA-H

Speakers:

Facilitator: Jennifer L. Larsen, MD, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Tara A. Schwetz, PhD, Assistant Director for Biomedical Science Initiatives, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
Lawrence A. Tabak, DDS, PhD, Principal Deputy Director, NIH

All session times are listed in Eastern Time.

10:00 – 11:00 am

Measuring Impact of Academic Research in the Post-Covid World

Facilitator: Kevin H. Gardner, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Louisville
Leslie J. Parent, MD, Associate Vice President for Health Sciences Research, Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Medicine, Penn State University
Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, Vice Dean for Research, UT Health San Antonio

All session times are listed in Eastern Time.

POSTPONED

Global Collaboration and Research Partnerships

NOTE: This session has been postponed to January 25, 2022  11:00am ET