Translating Research into Practice

Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN) is a not-for-profit clinician membership organization, practice-based research network (PBRN), and clinician training organization, founded to provide peer-initiated activities for clinicians practicing in low income, minority, and other underserved communities. CDN’s overall goal is to translate clinical research into clinical practice for the enhancement of health equity and improvement of public health. MORE

Research

CDN was designated a “Best Practice” Clinical Research Network by the NIH (2006).

We accelerate research translation. CDN has over 25 years of experience developing, conducting, implementing and evaluating practice-based research with Community Health Centers and other safety-net practices. MORE

Education

CDN is an AHRQ designated Center of Excellence for Primary Care Practice-Based Research and Learning (2012).

We provide peer support through training and education that integrates online and on-site didactic and experiential learning. Collaborate with us to meet your training needs. MORE 

Partnership

CDN has an extensive network of multidisciplinary researchers, clinicians, clinical leaders and policy-makers.

We conduct research and educational activities in partnership with government, academic, not-for-profit, and for profit organizations. Our national network represents an enormous resource for change. MORE

Upcoming Webcasts

Your Brain (and Body) on Stress Biological Embedding
Presented ByBruce McEwen, PhD Head of Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology Laboratory, Alfred E. Mirsky Professor, The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Sponsored ByThe Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science a program of The New York Academy of Sciences

Co-Sponsored By: The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences and the N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No. 1 P30-HS-021667)
Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT
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20 Years Dedicated to Preventing Teen Pregnancy: Lessons Learned and Battle Scars Shared. 
Presented BySarah Brown, MPH CEO, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
Sponsored By: The March of Dimes, The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science a program of The New York Academy of Sciences

Co-Sponsored By: The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences and the N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No. 1 P30-HS-021667)
Thursday, May 7, 2015, 12:30-1:30 PM EDT
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Patients in Context – EHR Capture of Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health: Meet the Author
Presented ByNancy Adler, PhD Professor of Medical Psychology Director, Center for Health and Community University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Sponsored By: The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science a program of The New York Academy of Sciences

Co-Sponsored By: The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences and the N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No. 1 P30-HS-021667)
Friday, June 11, 2015, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT
Registration Opening Soon!