July 12, 2013


We Hope You're Enjoying Summer!

You're Invited: CCTS Forum to Discuss Key Points from the Institute of Medicine Report on CTSAs
We invite you to join us at the CCTS headquarters, the Pittman Center for Advanced Medical Studies (PCAMS) on Tuesday, July 16, for refreshments and a conversation about the recently released Institute of Medicine (IOM) report, "The CTSA Program at NIH: Opportunities for Advancing Clinical and Translational Research."
On Tuesday, June 25, the Institute of Medicine at the behest of NIH issued this report on the CTSA Program
IOM report
(Click here to read the full text of the report.)  
The report's overall message is very positive and supportive of the CTSA program. Visit our website to read the full text of the report. A summary can be found here, along with a FAQ on the IOM report.

Join us Tuesday, July 16, 4:45-6 p.m., at the PCAMS Building, 1924 7th Avenue South. Click here for more information, and we look forward to seeing you there!


Go ahead and mark your calendar now for the combined August/September Forum, to be held Tuesday, August 27.




Through July 31 

Biomedical Informatics Summer Seminar Series

Shelby Building, Room 105 

This 1-credit course will consist of a series of seminars, presentations and online lectures covering key topics in biomedical and health informatics for clinical and translational science researchers and the resources related to these topics at UAB. There will be reading materials accompanying the presentations.  There are a total of five live seminars and two online lectures. Each session will be approximately 1 hour. The seminars will take place on Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m.  Online presentations will be available on weeks when there are no live presentations. Interested in receiving credit? Email Eta S. Berner, EdD, Course Director, at eberner@uab.edu.  

For a complete schedule of presentations click here.  


Friday, July 19 & Tuesday, July 23

"Changes in the NIH Public Access Policy and MyNCBI"

Noon-1 p.m.Pittman Center for Advanced Medical Studies (PCAMS)
1924 7th Avenue South
Don't miss this crucial workshop, presented by Lee Vucovich, Assistant Director for Reference Services, Lister Hill Library, explains the importance of compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy and My NCBI, including how to create and update your personal profile. Lunch is served. Click here to register today! 
For more information about the workshop and materials covered visit the UAB CCTS Training Academy.
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