Community & Stakeholder Engagement

Fostering Community Engagement and Team Science

Working across CTSC institutions, Community and Collaboration (C&C) fosters team science through effective interdisciplinary teams with engaged stakeholders, in an effort to accelerate the translation of discoveries to patients and communities.

C&C resources range from online strategy modules and tools to in-person consultations, and are intended to move research along the translational spectrum from idea to funded project and beyond. Consultation services are available for new and established investigators and interdisciplinary teams, operating within the five Cleveland CTSC institutions.

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CIRTification - Training in human research participants protection is an important part of onboarding research team members.  However, traditional approaches such as CITI training may not be appropriate for community members.  Learn about CIRTification which is an alternative training designed for community research partners.

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NEW! Team Science Strategy Modules

The CTSC has developed a series of online videos with accompanying toolkits to provide best practice strategies to address common challenges that arise when working on multidisciplinary research teams.

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Collaborative Working Retreats and Consultation Services

Collaborative Working Retreat applications accepted on a rolling basis! Are you a new investigator?  Do you need strategies to help your research team before more effective?  Are you a team looking to engage community? Consider requesting a consultation!

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The first round of Collaborative and Stakeholder Engagement Pilot Awards were selected in the summer of 2019. Recipients demonstrated they were a interdisciplinary research team with an engaged stakeholder.

Community and Collaboration Team Science Poster

See what's happening in team science across the CTSC.  Explore opportunities to engage with others around team science and learn about the great work your colleagues are doing.

Want us to present to your group about Team Science and Stakeholder Engagement?

Contact Meredith Goodwin, PhD, Team Science Coordinator, 216.368.0337

Community & Collaboration Events