Quality Improvement in Clinical Research, a NYS SOCRA Chapter Program at The Lodge Skaneateles

October 14, 2022
7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST (8:15 a.m.- Virtual atte

New York State SOCRA Chapter Hybrid Program Open to the Public
Friday, October 14, 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The Lodge Skaneateles, 4355 State Street Rd, Skaneateles Falls, NY

In Person Attendance:  Send On-site Registration Form to:  durdonk@upstate.edu

Virtual Attendance:  https://upstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsc-2tqz0oE91ZS9HWZhJ5U1U5CXVJMOe5


7:45 a.m.                     Sign-In, Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:15 a.m.                     Welcome and Introduction
8:20 – 9:15                  Evaluating Continuous Heart Rate and Respiratory Rate Monitoring to Detect Deterioration in MedSurg Patients and Enable Earlier Intervention
                                        Katie Piston, PhD
                                        Manager, Medical Affairs, Baxter
9:15 – 10:10                Topic:  BSL-3 Research
                                        Saravanan Thangamani, PhD
                                        Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology; Director, SUNY Center for Vector-Borne Diseases; Director, Vector Biocontainment Laboratories; Institute for 
                                        Global Health & Translational Sciences, SUNY Upstate Medical University
10:10 – 10:30             Quick Beverage Break           
10:30 – 11:15             University of Rochester CTSI Coordinator Trainee Program
                                        Jo Anne Van Buskirk, CCRP, Senior Clinical Research Workforce Program Manager, Clinical
                                        Translational Science Institute, University of Rochester
11:15 – 12:10             Using Metrics in a Research Quality Program
                                        Kathleen Wessman, RN, MPA, RQAP-GCP, CCRC, Director, Research Quality Improvement;
                                        Jennifer Dolan, MS, LMT, CCRC, Specialist, Research Quality Improvement; Elizabeth Lyda,
                                        BS, RRT, Specialist, Research and Quality Improvement, Office for Human Subject
                                        Protection, University of Rochester
                                        As research monitoring and compliance paradigms evolve, human subject research teams are
                                        challenged to ensure quality in research maintains or exceeds expectations and standards. 

12:10 – 1:00                Lunch and Networking 
1:00 – 1:45                  Human Subject Recruitment
                                        Amanda Goodhines, Test Engineer II, Baxter
                                        Presenter will identify obstacles to recruiting for human subject testing, discuss why they exist and review the opportunities to overcome these obstacles.
1:45 – 2:35                  Memorial Sloan Kettering Remote Monitoring System
                                        Karima Yataghene, Director of Clinical Research Quality Assurance (CRQA), Memorial Sloan Kettering
                                        Cancer Center
2:35 – 3:30                  Topic:  Effective Communication in Research
                                       Terrence Howell, MBA, Director of Quality Affairs and Michelle Klick, LPN, CCRP, Clinical Research Manager, Institute for Global Health and Translational Science, SUNY                                           Upstate Medical University

The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA - www.SOCRA.org) accepts documentation of candidate participation in continuing education programs for re-certification if the program is applicable to clinical research regulations, operations or management, or to the candidate’s clinical research therapeutic area. This program will provide 6 hours of continuing education hours.

You can attend in person or via conference Zoom access.  This program will not be recorded.

In Person Attendance:  Please send completed On-site Registration Form to:  durdonk@upstate.edu 

 As SOCRA Chapters are not allowed to accept any funds/payments, all catering fees must be paid directly to the catering vendor: 

  • Attending in Person:  payment of the $ 43.00 catering fee is expected the day of the program.  Please plan to pay by credit card or check. If paying by check – make checks payable to “Eurest Dining Services.” 
  • If you need to send your check in advance, checks payable to “Eurest Dining Services” can be mailed to:  The Lodge Skaneateles, 4355 State Street Rd., Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153, Re:  SOCRA Chapter Program.
  • The Lodge Skaneateles requests we provide our final guest count at least ten calendar days prior to the date of Event.  On-site Registration forms must be sent by October 3 to:  durdonk@upstate.edu.
  • If you are attending via Zoom, there is no charge to attend.  Registration via the Zoom link is required to receive access instructions.  Virtual registration:  https://upstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsc-2tqz0oE91ZS9HWZhJ5U1U5CXVJMOe5

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