5th Annual Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) Symposium and Poster Display

May 18, 2023
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Medical Campus, 320 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Join the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) for the 5th annual ICTS Symposium.

This year’s theme focuses on how academic institutions, hospitals and communities can partner in clinical and translational research to improve patient outcomes and population health.


  • Judith A. Aberg, MD, FIDSA, FACP
    Dr. George Baehr Professor of Medicine
    Dean of System Operations for Clinical Sciences
    System Chief, Infectious Diseases
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. Aberg will discuss how to operationalize and facilitate the conduct of clinical trials across a health system, including advantages of centralizing certain processes, barriers to implementation, and thoughts of solutions. Lessons learned from the Mount Sinai experience will be highlighted.

Panel discussion to follow with Bettina Drake, PhD, MPHGinger Nicol, MD; Yi Zhang, RN, JD; moderated by William Powderly, MD

  • Charles P. Friedman, PhD
    Josiah Macy Jr. Professor of Medical Education
    Chair, Department of Learning Health Sciences
    University of Michigan Medical School

One of three key defining features of a Learning Health System is infrastructure which serves the needs of all system activities to improve the health of individuals and populations. The infrastructure can be thought of as a set of services comprised of people, processes, policies, and technologies. Dr. Friedman will describe such an infrastructure and the specific services that comprise it.Panel discussion to follow with William C. Dunagan, MD, MSThomas Kannampallil, PhDNancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD; moderated by Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD

Please contact icts@wustl.edu