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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Dissemination

CDN has extensive experience disseminating research and training programs to our extensive network of multidisciplinary researchers, clinicians, clinical leaders and policy-makers.

We provide dissemination services through webcasts for public health and clinical research projects. MORE

 

Upcoming Webcasts

Food Insecurity and Health: A Research Agenda to Define and Resolve a Complex Social Problem 

Speaker: Hilary Seligman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, and Senior Medical Advisor and Lead Scientist, Feeding America 
A live webcast sponsored by: The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science a program of The New York Academy of Sciences, and The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)
This webcast is pending for up to 1.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 ~ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST 
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Guide to Improving Patient Safety in Primary Care Settings by Engaging Patients and Families – Warm Handoff 

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)
This webcast is pending for up to 1.5 credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 ~ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST 
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