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

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Upcoming Webcasts

 

Session I – Capacity Building Assistance for High Impact HIV Prevention: Linkage and Retention in HIV Care for Injecting Drug Users 
Speaker: Jaimie Meyer, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, Yale School of Medicine
A live webcast Sponsored by: Cicatelli Associates Inc., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Grant No. 1U65PS004408-1), Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)
Thursday, January 12, 2017 ~ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST 
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Guide to Improving Patient Safety in Primary care Settings by Engaging Patients and Families: Be Prepared to Be Engaged
Speaker: Kelly M. Smith, PhD 
Research Director for Quality and Safety, MedStar Health Research Institute
A live webcast Sponsored by: MedStar Health Research Institute, The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ, Grant No. HHSP233201500022I) and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 ~ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
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Session II – Capacity Building Assistance for High Impact HIV Prevention: HIV High Impact, or Low Impact Prevention Everyone Has a Role!
Speaker: M. Monica Sweeney, MD, MPH, FACP
Clinical Professor and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Vice Dean for Global Engagement, SUNY Downstate Medical Center School of Public Health
A live webcast Sponsored by: Cicatelli Associates Inc., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Grant No. 1U65PS004408-1), Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)
Friday, January 20, 2017 ~ 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EST 
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