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Webinar on Strategies to Support Cooperation of Multiple Organizations’ Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Register now for a PBRN Webinar on Strategies to Support Cooperation of Multiple Organizations’ Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, September 10 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET, on various types of Institutional Review Board (IRB) cooperation that can be pursued to support practice-based research. The presenters will define and describe processes for ceding review to a lead IRB, serving as the IRB of record and participating in reliant IRB review. The presenters will also give examples of how practice-based research networks have successfully implemented these processes.

Presenters will include:

  • Jeanette M. Daly, Ph.D., R.N., Associate Director, Iowa Research Network (IRENE)
  • Tabria Winer, M.P.H., Coordinator, Shared Network of Collaborative Ambulatory Practices & Partners (SNOCAP)
  • LeAnn Michaels, Network Manager, Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN)
  • Amanda Ross, Administrative Director, Collaborative Ohio Inquiry Network (COIN)

This Live series activity, AHRQ Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center National Webinars, from 09/10/2014 – 09/10/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This webinar has been approved for 1.25 elective CME credits.


To register, select:

Brought to you by the AHRQ PBRN Resource Center.

Library Band

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

LeggUp, the Lamar Soutter Library’s Band, performed in the UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Lobby as part of the Caring Talents patient experience program on Tuesday, August 26. The band performed a dozen summertime theme tunes. Band members for this performance include Len Levin, Sally Gore and Michelle Eberle. Penny Glassman also performs with the band. LeggUp is an acronym formed with the band members last names.

If you would like a fun diversion, listen to a couple videos from our performance. Thank you to NER’s Meredith Solomon for recording the songs. Enjoy!

Bluegrass Medley

City of New Orleans

Upcoming Webinars

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Check out our upcoming webinars and also NLM NTC educational opportunities on our training calendar. Upcoming webinars include:

Technology Today: Ready, Set, Go!: Easy-to-use online tools to create effective tutorials
Thursday, September 4, 2014, 11 AM- 12 PM ET

Compelling Counts: Trends in Evaluation Data Reporting
Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 2 – 3 PM ET
Approved for 1 MLA CHIS (Consumer Health Information Specialization) credit

Hospital Library Chat: Partnership at the Point of Care
Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 10 – 11 AM ET

RML-NLM-MLA 2014 Update
Thursday, October 9, 2014, 10-11 AM ET (75 minutes)

HealthIT: Librarian Super Users
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 2 – 3 PM ET

Register on our training calendar.

Rescheduled DOCLINE Training

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Originally scheduled for August 27th, this DOCLINE-Serial Holdings training has been rescheduled for Wednesday September 3, 2014.


DOCLINE: Serial Holdings –   Wednesday,   August 27, 2014 Wednesday September 3, 2014

When: 1 p.m. Eastern Time



It’s recommended that you have access to DOCLINE to take the class (The hands-on component of the class requires you to log-in to your DOCLINE account to complete the interactive exercises.)

The classes are FREE. To login all you need do is key in your name and Enter as a guest. You will receive instructions for the audio portion after entering the room.   Captioning will be provided.

You may receive 1 MLA CE credit for each class you take.


We start promptly at the top of the hour. PLEASE arrive on time!

You can join the class and call-in 15 minutes before the class begins.


Irene Williams, Network Services Coordinator NN/LM GMR Patricia Devine, Network Outreach Coordinator NN/LM PNR Michelle Burda, Network and Advocacy Coordinator NN/LM MAR Jim Honour, Wyoming/Member Services Coordinator NN/LM MCR


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