The Center for Translational Science Activities (CTSA) sponsors a number of events focusing on health research topics. These events range from celebratory events to community conferences and investigator-focused seminars.
Community Celebration: Making a Difference Through Research features the many ways medical research improves our community.
Partners in Research Workshop enhances the general understanding of community-based participatory research (CBPR), identifies and addresses the challenges and opportunities of the CBPR approach, and provides opportunities for collaboration and partnership. This workshop is open to community organization representatives, students, educators, researchers and interested community members.
The Mayo Clinic Health System Practice-Based Research Network holds regular conferences and workshops revolving around the shared interest of improving the quality of patient care and enhancing the practice of medicine through collaborative research. Attendees include health care providers and administrative partners interested in improving practice through quality and research methods.
Mayo Clinic hosts the Celebration of Research for more than 200 high school students from southeastern Minnesota and their science teachers. The daylong event showcases biomedical science and research careers. The Mayo Clinic CTSA supports this event, which is held every other year.