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Enhancing Quality in the Translational Research Workforce Conference


WHEN: Friday, May 4, 2018
WHERE: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 251 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL

This conference is open to professionals in clinical and translational research including investigators, clinical research coordinators, monitors, project and site managers, regulatory staff, research assistants, and allied health professionals. The conference offers the opportunity to gain additional knowledge on current trends and issues in clinical research for application in their professional setting. To view the full agenda, click here.

Speakers for the event include: 

Kenneth A. Getz
Associate Professor, Director of Sponsored Programs, Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD), Tufts University School of Medicine 

Elizabeth Ness, MS, BSN, RN
Nurse Consultant, Education, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute.

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This continuing nursing education activity is under review by the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute. Provider approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15198.


To register, click hereEarly Bird registration is $149 and closes on March 30, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. CST.  Standard registration is $175 and closes on April 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. CST.  There are no refunds unless the event is cancelled by NUCATS Institute before the start of the program. Walk-in registrations the day of the event are welcomed as space permits. However, we encourage early registration as the 2017 event was sold out. Walk-in registrants must pay with a credit card. 


Complimentary parking will be provided to registrants as needed. If you require parking for this event, please select this option while registering. For complimentary parking, you must park at Huron Superior Parking (222 E. Huron) or Erie Ontario Parking (321 E. Erie). Complimentary parking cannot be guaranteed for onsite registrations.

Please contact the NUCATS Institute with any questions or concerns at


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