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Fall 2021 Schedule
Date Topic/Title Speaker Track/Theme
Sept. 10 What can implementation science offer for increasing uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine? Scott Lee, MD, PhD and James Antoon, MD, PhD Journal Club
Sept. 17 Improving health outcomes with artificial intelligent - Step 1 data management Daniel Byrne, MS Biostatistics
Sept. 24 Quality improvement with clinical decision support Scott Nelson, PharmD, MS Informatics
Oct. 1 Evaluating the comparative effectiveness of telemedicine in primary care: Learning from the COVID-19 pandemic Jessica Ancker, PhD, MPH Informatics
Oct. 8 Understanding levels of evidence Robert Greevy, PhD Biostatistics
Oct. 15 No Seminar - Fall Break
Oct. 22 EPIS framework Shani Jones, MD and Jennifer Richmond, PhD Journal Club
Oct. 29 Evaluating voice user interface workflows Yaa Kumah-Crystal, MD, MPH, MS Informatics
Nov. 5 No Seminar - Translational Research Forum
Nov. 12 Developing processes to use actionable data to improve care for medically complex patients with type 2 diabetes Amy Huebschmann, MD (University of Colorado)` Visiting Professor
Nov. 19 Some practical guidelines for power and sample-size estimation Chris Slaughter, DrPH Biostatistics
Nov. 26 No Seminar - Thanksgiving
Dec. 3 Application of the RE-AIM framework to improve functional outcomes in older adults Devika Nair, MD, MSCI Journal Club
Dec. 10 Tailoring implementation of teleophthalmology using the NIATx model Yao Liu, MD, MS (University of Wisconsin) Informatics
Dec. 17 No Seminar - Winter Break
Dec. 24 No Seminar - Winter Break
Dec. 31 No Seminar - Winter Break
Winter 2022 Schedule
Date Topic/Title Speaker Track/Theme
Jan. 7 Assessing organizational readiness for implementing change Edward Iglesia, MD, MPH and Sarah Welch, DO, MA Journal Club
Jan. 14 Improving the quality of HIV care in resource-limited settings Aima Ahonkhai, MD, MPH Global Health
Jan. 21 10 key ingredients for D&I proposals Nicole Stadnick, PhD, MPH (UC San Diego) Grant Writing
Jan. 28 No Seminar
Feb. 4 Hybrid Designs McKenzie Roddy, MS, PhD and Megan Salwei, PhD Journal Club
Feb. 11 Implementation of feedback tools for emergency care providers Michael Ward, MD, PhD, MBA Emergency Medicine
Feb. 18 An introduction to qualitative and mixed methods research in medical education Mario Davidson, PhD and Regina Russell, PhD Data Analysis
Feb. 25 Implementing quality, patient safety, and risk reduction initiatives Jenny Slayton, RN, MSN Quality Improvement
Mar. 4 Making the MOST out of Evaluating Behavioral Interventions Alison Carroll, MD and Daniel Tilden, MD Journal Club
Mar. 11 Statistical process and quality improvement Brant Oliver, PhD, MS, MPH, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC (Dartmouth) Data Analysis
Spring 2022 Schedule
Date Topic/Title Speaker Track/Theme
Mar. 18 No Seminar - WCS/Metro Spring Break
Mar. 25 Empowering Embedded Pragmatic RCTs in the Vanderbilt Learning Health System Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, SFHM, FACP Learning Health Systems
Apr. 1 Defining, Assessing and Facilitating Implementation Process Lisa Saldana, PhD (Oregon Social Learning Center) Implementation Measures and Milestones
Apr. 8 Data visualization for innovation and improvement Shannon Provost, PhD, MBA (Texas McCombs) Data Analysis
Apr. 15 No Seminar - Spring Holiday
Apr. 22 The Care and Feeding of Predictive Algorithms and Clinical Decision Supports Kevin Griffith, PhD Journal Club
Apr. 29 No Seminar
May. 6 How to Build and Employ an Implementation Blueprint Kelli Scott, PhD (Brown) and Natalie Rodriguez-Quintana, PhD (UMich)  
May. 13 No Seminar - VU Graduation
May. 20 RE-AIM and community based intervention Samantha Harden, PhD (Virginia Tech) Visiting Professor
May. 27 No Seminar - Memorial Day weekend