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Success in Community-Based Urology Research: Engagement, Collaboration and Resources

Overview/Register

Workshop Date

August 11 – August 12, 2017

Please note that the workshop begins at 3:00pm on August 11.

Workshop Location

AUA Headquarters
1000 Corporate Blvd
Linthicum, MD 21090
Phone: (410) 689 – 3700

August 11-12, 2017

Registration Ends
August 4, 2017

Sponsorship

The Success in Community-Based Urology Research Workshop is sponsored by the AUA, the Urology Care Foundation, and Chesapeake Urology Associates.

Planning Committee

Aria F. Olumi, MD; Grannum R. Sant, MD, FRCS, FACS; Ronald F. Tutrone, Jr., MD, FACS, CPI; Neal Shore, MD, FACS, CPI; Christopher J. Cutie, MD; and Margaret Fay, PhD, RN, CCRC

Target Audience

Private practice physicians, nurses, physician assistants, practice managers, academic urologists, researchers and industry representatives  interested in learning about strategies that facilitate the participation of community-based urologists in academic and industry research.

Contact

Please contact Julia Gumminger, Research Education and Events Manager at jgumminger@auanet.org with any questions.

Workshop Description

The Success in Community-Based Urology Research Workshop: Engagement, Collaboration and Resources will be held on August 11–12, 2017 at AUA Headquarters in Linthicum, MD. This one and a half day workshop will bring together private practice physicians, academic urologists, researchers and industry representatives to learn about key elements and strategies that facilitate the participation of community-based urologists in academic and industry research. The workshop provides information on topics for successful community-based research, including:

  • Budget development and management
  • Data management
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Considerations for small vs large practices
  • Collaboration with industry, academia, and research consortia
  • Exposure to study design, conduct, analysis, publication, and funding

Agenda

Friday, August 11, 2017

3 p.m.   Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Goal Setting
Aria Olumi, MD, AUA Chair of Research
Sanford Siegel, MD, FACS, President, Chesapeake Urology
Carolyn Best, PhD, AUA Director of Research
3:15 p.m.   Opening Keynote: The Current Landscape for Community-based Research and Implications for Urology Practices
Jim Kremidas, Executive Director, Association of Clinical Research Professionals 
4 p.m.   Session 1: Developing a Research Toolkit for the Community-based Urologist: Stories of Success and Challenge from Private and Academic Practice
Session Chair:  Ronald F. Tutrone, Jr, MD, FACS, CPI
4:05 p.m.Trials and Tribulations of Establishing a Research Program in a Large Urology Practice
Ronald F. Tutrone, Jr, MD, FACS, CPI
4:25 p.m.Building a Clinical Research Department in a Community Practice
David Albala, MD
4:45 p.m.Successful Strategies for meeting expectations and goals in Clinical Trials in spite of fellow shareholders in Large Urology Practices
Laurence Belkoff, DO, FACOS
5:05 p.m.Considerations for Industry-sponsored versus Investigator-initiated Urology Clinical Trials
Grannum R. Sant, MD, FRCS, FACS
5:20 p.m.Panel Discussion 
Session Speakers
5:45 p.m.Networking Reception and Museum Viewing
6:45 p.m.Dinner
8 p.m.   Adjourn for the Evening

Saturday, August 12, 2017

7 a.m.Breakfast
7:45 a.m.Opening, Recap from Previous Day, and Goal Setting
Aria Olumi, MD
8 a.m.Session 2: Establishing Research Infrastructure for Large and Small Practices
Session Chair: Peggy Fay, PhD, RN, CCRC
8:05 a.m.Overview: Key Infrastructure Elements to Enable Research Engagement for the Private Practice
Peggy Fay, PhD, RN, CCRC
8:28 a.m.Building a Successful Community-based Research Practice
James Tumlin, MD, CCRP
8:51 a.m.Negotiating and Managing Your Research Budget(s)
Stacey Harrelson, RN, CCRC
9:14 a.m.Effective Management of Research Data
Jon Fryzek, PhD, MPH 
9:37 a.m.Break
9:52 a.m.Contract Research Organizations: Their Role in Assuring Investigator Success and Support in Clinical Trials
Domantas Gurevicius, MHSA 
10:15 a.m.Navigating the Changing Landscape of Regulatory and Legal Compliance
Arletta van Breda, RN, MSN, CCRC, CIP (invited)
10:38 a.m.Publishing Your Research from Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials
Grannum R. Sant, MD FRCS, FACS
11 a.m.Break and Disperse to Breakout Groups
11:10 a.m.Breakout Groups: Needs Assessment
Facilitated Group Discussion
11:50 a.m.Report-outs from Breakout Groups (and Next Steps in Supporting AUA Goals for Investigator Education)
12:15 p.m.Lunch
12:45 p.m.Session 3: Advantages and Mission Diversity of Consortia for Urologic Research 
Thomas Paivanas, MHSA, Executive Director
12:50 p.m.Lessons Learned from The CUSP Group
Thomas Paivanas, MHSA, Executive Director
1:10 p.m.Translating Patient Care Into Quality Improvement: The MUSIC Consortium
David Miller, MD, MPH and Tom Leyden, MBA 
1:30 p.m.The Music Consortium - Insurance Perspective
Tom Leyden, MBA
1:50 p.m.CaPSURE: Catalyzing Research Through Community and Academic Collaboration
Peter Carroll, MD, MPH
2:10 p.m.The AQUA Registry: Improving Your Practice Through Patient Data and an Entre to Conducting Research
Steven M. Schlossberg, MD, MBA
2:30 p.m.Break
2:45 p.m.Session 4: Taking the Next Steps in Research Development for Your Practice
Session Chair: Ronald F. Tutrone, Jr., MD, FACS, CPI
2:50 p.m.Unique Benefits of Academic/Community Research Collaborations and How to Achieve Them
Robert Getzenberg, PhD
3:10 p.m.Success in Initiating and Managing Collaborations with Industry
Michael K. Brawer, MD
3:30 p.m.Open Discussion: What Should Be in the Private Practice Research Collaboration Toolkit?
Facilitated Discussion
3:45 p.m.Wrap-up and Next Steps
Aria Olumi, MD and Carolyn Best, PhD
4 p.m.Adjourn

Attendee Information

Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors, and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

Reproduction Permission: Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The American Urological Association complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk or contact Julia Gumminger prior to workshop at jgumminger@auanet.org.

Registration Fees

The AUA recommends that you register for the course BEFORE making travel arrangements. Once the meeting capacity is reached, which may be prior to the early-bird date, the AUA is unable to guarantee a spot in the course.

Early Bird Registration: Attendees must register by 11:59 EDT on July 14, 2017 to qualify.

 

Physicians

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other healthcare providers

Non-clinician (PhD) researchers

Industry employees

AUA Member

$225

$150

$100

$400

AUA Non-Member

$300

$225

$175

$400

Standard Registration: July 15 – August 4, 2017

 

Physicians

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other healthcare providers

Non-clinician (PhD) researchers

Industry employee

AUA Member

$275

$200

$150

$500

AUA Non-Member

$350

$275

$225

$500

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing by August 1, 2017. Requests may be made via mail, email or fax to 410-689-3912. Please call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org with any questions related to registration.

Location/Hotel Information

Workshop Location

AUA Headquarters
1000 Corporate Blvd
Linthicum, MD 21090 

Lodging

You are welcome to stay at any of the local hotels but we recommend that you book your stay at the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport or the Hyatt Place Baltimore/BWI Airport. The AUA has negotiated a reduced nightly rate of $100 USD per night (plus tax) and the hotels offer complimentary transportation to and from BWI airport. The Hilton Garden Inn is a seven-minute walk from AUA Headquarters and the Hyatt Place is a short 10 minute walk. Both hotels offer a complimentary shuttle service to the conference as well. When booking your hotel room, please mention that you are attending this conference in order to obtain the reduced rate and to schedule transportation. 

Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport
1516 Aero Drive
Linthicum, MD 21090
Phone: 410-691-0500
Fax: 410-694-0638

Hyatt Place
940 International Drive
Linthicum, MD 21090
Phone: 410-859-3366
Fax: 410-859-3331

Travel

There are a few airports located near Linthicum, MD but we recommend you travel to Baltimore–Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). This is the closest airport to the conference location and to most of the local hotels, including the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport and the Hyatt Place Baltimore/ BWI Airport. The Shuttle service provided by the hotels will offer pick up and drop off to BWI Airport but not to the other airports.

If traveling via train is your preferred method, BWI Airport also has an Amtrak train station, called Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport Station. The Hotel shuttle will also pick up from this train station.

Baltimore–Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
7050 Friendship Road
BWI Airport, MD 21240-0766

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