The Community Network for Research Equity & Impact has announced a free monthly series of coaching conference calls for community partners who are considering or already engaged in research partnerships with academic partners. Community partners include individuals who are community activists, community organizers, patient advocates or staff or volunteers with community-based organizations or patient advocacy organizations.

The calls respond to needs expressed by community partners from across the country for low-cost, easy ways to access confidential coaching, advice and support from their seasoned peers. The Network is eager to support community partners in successfully navigating the issues and challenges that can arise in community-academic research partnerships. Whether you are dealing with conflicts around a budget issue, disagreements about how study findings will be disseminated, tensions over the community’s role as advisor vs. decision maker, etc., the network can help

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