NIH Roadmap – Inventory and Evaluation of Clinical Research Networks (IECRN)

Notice Number: NOT-RM-06-015

Key Dates
Release Date: March 7, 2006
Meeting Dates:  May 31 and June 1, 2006

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (

National Leadership Forum

Dates:   May 31 and June 1, 2006
Where:  DoubleTree Hotel
              Rockville, Maryland
(No registration fee, webcast available)

The National Leadership Forum will present findings from the NIH-sponsored Inventory and Evaluation of Clinical Research Networks (IECRN) in the areas of management and governance; network operations; information technology; data management; financial practices; recruitment and retention; and training and professional development. The forum will also provide a venue for attendees to critically review and discuss the IECRN survey and best practice assessments. Goals of the National Leadership Forum include:


Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. – Director, National Institutes of Health
David Brailer, M.D., Ph.D. – National Health Information Technology Coordinator, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The forum is open to the public and registration is free.  Registration will be limited to the first 500 participants due to room capacity.  Please register early.  The plenary sessions will be simultaneously webcast. Attendees will have opportunities to provide input into findings and best practice models used by the NIH Roadmap Initiative in its ongoing discussion of re-engineering the clinical research enterprise.


Principal Investigators, Epidemiologists, Behavior Scientists, Clinical Study Coordinators, Pharmacists, Biostatisticians, Clinicians, Data Managers, Bioinformatics and Information Technologists


Information on the IECRN National Leadership Forum along with registration and webcast information can be found at

For more information on the IECRN and the NIH Roadmap, visit these Web sites:

Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. For reasonable accommodations, please contact Dr. Jody Sachs at 301 435-0233 or by email at by April 17, 2006.  For TTY callers, please call the above number through the Federal Relay Service at 1 (800) 877-8339.

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