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Program Schedule

Workshop participants are required to attend the entire program and must attend all Lecture Sessions. Participants must arrive at the Vail Mountain Marriott Resort no later than 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 29 (Vail is approximately 2-3 hours from Denver International Airport). The Workshop will begin promptly at 5:00 pm A closing reception and banquet will be held on Thursday evening, August 3, after the last Workshop assignment is due. Departure is on Friday morning, August 4.

Program is subject to change.

Saturday, July 29

  • Registration
  • Welcome and Workshop Overview
  • Protocol Development Group Session 1 / Dinner

Sunday, July 30

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lecture Session 1
  • Break
  • Lecture Session 2
  • Protocol Development Group Session 2 / Lunch
  • Independent Study Time
  • Office Hours Session 1 (Biostatistician Faculty Only)
  • ASSIGNMENT DUE: PROTOCOL SYNOPSIS SHEETS AND DAILY EVALUATION
  • Reception / Dinner

Monday, July 31

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lecture Session 3
  • Break
  • Lecture Session 4
  • Protocol Development Group Session 3 / Lunch
  • Office Hours Session 2 (All faculty, protocol related questions only)
  • Independent Study Time / Dinner on Own
  • Optional Career Sessions
       • Topics to be selected following selection of participants
  • Independent Study Time / Dinner Available
  • ASSIGNMENT DUE: STATISTICAL SECTION AND DAILY EVALUATION

Tuesday, August 1

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Small Group Discussion Sessions 1-2
  • Small Group Discussion Sessions 3-4
  • Break / Group Photo
  • Small Group Discussion Sessions 5-7
  • Lunch
  • Protocol Development Group Session 4
  • Optional Career Sessions
  • Independent Study Time / Dinner on Own
  • ASSIGNMENT DUE: PROTOCOL DRAFT AND DAILY EVALUATION

Wednesday, August 2

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Lecture Session 6
  • Break
  • Lecture Session 7
  • Protocol Development Group Session 5
  • Lunch
  • Office Hours Session 3 (All faculty, protocol and career related questions)
  • Independent Study Time / Dinner on Own
  • Optional Networking Session
       • Women in Academia
  • ASSIGNMENT DUE: INFORMED CONSENT DOCUMENTS AND DAILY EVALUATION

Thursday, August 3

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Special Interest Sessions
  • Lecture Session 8
  • Protocol Development Group Session 6
  • Administration of Posttest
  • Independent Study Time / Lunch
  • ASSIGNMENT DUE: FINAL PROTOCOL, INFORMED CONSENT DOCUMENTS, ALL WORKSHOP EVALUATIONS
  • Reception / Banquet / Dance

Friday, August 4

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Departure
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Comments from 2016 Workshop Participants:


"Thank you for allowing me to participate in the wonderful experience of this workshop, I learned so much and know this will serve me for my entire career."

"I want to sincerely thank you all for your outstanding mentorship during this Workshop.I have learned so much from you and greatly appreciate your dedication in helping me to improve my protocol/IC. This invaluable experience is something I will carry forward in my career as a clinical investigator."

"I think I speak on behalf of all of us in saying that it was so helpful to step outside our comfort zones and be challenged to discuss our projects and incorporate ideas and advice from an entirely new group of "collaborators."

"THANK YOU FOR THIS WEEK! The best learning experience of my fellowship so far."

"I am surprised by how much I was able to accomplish in such a short but focused time. Many thanks for each and every one of you for their dedication, teaching, (and) mentoring during this amazing course. I learned a lot, and I am sure that this experience will transform my career."

"This was easily one of the most valuable experiences I have had in my training. Thanks for all of your energy and enthusiasm!"

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