Conducting Research in Hospitals

Program Overview

July 15 to July 16, 2019
Intercontinental New York Times Square
New York, NY

The Conducting Research in Hospitals and Healthcare System theme meeting is for research administrators, principal investigators, departmental and center professionals who are interested in learning how to successfully work with or to improve working with, hospital and/or healthcare system sites in clinical research.

The two-day intensive program provides unique insight into research operations in hospitals where research activities exist side by side with clinical operations. Successful and effective research collaborations with hospitals and health care systems for investigator-initiated research (IIR) and industry-sponsored research is dependent on specific knowledge about how to best access and engage within these environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Improve partnerships and relationships in conducting research with Hospitals and Healthcare Systems
  • Advance knowledge around Hospital and Healthcare System based research operations  
  • Provide attendees with information and tools to use in the engaging Hospitals and Healthcare Systems as research sites and research partners

Overall Schedule

Day One

  • The Research Enterprise in Hospitals and Healthcare Systems/Institutional Culture vs Academic Institutions
  • Research Engagement 
  • Prospective Clinical Studies 

Day Two

  • Retrospective Data Studies 
  • Biomaterial Studies 
  • The Workforce, Policies and Procedures and Research Training


Philip A. Cola, PhD
Associate Professor of Management
Departments of Design and Innovation and Organizational Behavior
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University

Kristina Knapp
Associate Director
Collaborative Research Centers
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Mindy Muenich
Higher Education Consulting Director
Huron Consulting Group

Nirmala Thevathasan
Higher Education Consulting Director
Huron Consulting Group

Amy Sikalis, MPA

Director Research and Science
Radiology and Imaging Research
University of Utah 

Madeleine Williams, MA, CIP
Senior Consultant
Huron Consulting Group