April 9, 2013 Leave a comment
This year’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) communications key function committee (CKFC) Annual Face to Face focused on the critical role of storytelling to lift research of out its silos to a wider audience.
Richard Larson, MD, PhD, UNM HSCfor Research compared communicators to ambassadors of information – after all, “research ignored is research wasted.”
Purpose/Objectives of the Annual F2F:
- Increase understanding and support of NCATS and NIH priorities
- Improve awareness of CTSA value, dissemination of key information, and collaboration among key stakeholders across the consortium
- Inspire CKFC members through new connections, skill building, clear direction, and storytelling
Here’s a selection of tweets by CTSA communicators during the two-day conference: