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Acute Care Research Symposium April 9

The first annual Acute Care Research (ACR) Symposium was held April 9 from 8:00 a.m.–noon in Cincinnati Children’s Location S1.203, in conjunction with UC Research & Innovation Week 2018.

Presented by the CCTST’s Acute Care Research Council, the Symposium was entitled Driving the Future—Integrity and Innovation in Acute Care Research. Keynote speaker was Neal Dickert, Jr, MD, PhD of the Division of Cardiology and Center for Ethics at Emory University, who discussed Informed Consent for Acute Care Research: Patient-Centered or Pointless?

In addition, Dr. Dickert participated in an ACR informed consent panel discussion led by Michael Linke, PhD, UC IRB chair.

The program also included 30 posters, platform presentations chosen from leading abstracts, and ACR Leadership & Innovation Awards.

For more information, email ACRC program manager Amy Ewing or call (513) 803-8365.

Target audience

critical care stakeholders, physicians, healthcare practitioners, researchers, community health advocates


  1. Discuss the novel mission, accomplishments and aspirations of the Acute Care Research Council
  2. Explain the regulatory and ethical issues involved in acute care research
  3. Assess the role of informed consent in acute care research

The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CRPs, NPs, PAs and RNs can count approved activities certified for 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for professional credit reporting purposes. Other healthcare professionals should inquire with their certifying or licensing boards.

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Presented in conjunction with Research & Innovation Week 2018, organized by the UC Office of Research. Supported by a grant from the UC College of Medicine.