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Institute for Clinical and Translational Science


Focused Flexible Accelerated Studies Program

The ICTS FFASt program aims to provide various training opportunities to graduate students, post-doctoral students and junior faculty to ensure that they possess the core competencies to work effectively both in the broad discipline of translational science and in their specific area of research. To meet this goal the ICTS will provide a variety of trainings throughout the year through our Focused Flexible Accelerated Studies (FFASt) Workshops.

Research Accrual & Retention Community Based Participatory Research
Thursday, September 19, 2019 Friday, September 20, 2019

This session will:

  • Discuss the importance of recruitment and retention to clinical research and the implications to scientific integrity
  • Identify common barriers to successful recruitment and best practices to overcome them
  • Identify common reasons for dropout and best practices to maximize participant retention

This session will:

  • Examine reasons why, as academics, it is important to engage the community
  • Learn about current approaches for how to engage the community in research
  • Interact with leaders from the community to understand their motivations and needs, and to build potential partnerships


Date: September 19 & 20, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Hewitt Hall Large Conference Room, Room 1042

Please register with Marguerite Klumb, ICTS Administrative Coordinator, mklumb@uci.edu