Community–Engaged Research and Health Disparities Research Online Modules

Engaging the community in research efforts is essential to successfully translating research into practice. This series of online modules introduces the concept of community-engaged research (CEnR) and the idea of social responsibility as a scientist or research team member. To access these modules, you must be logged into the Mayo Clinic network.

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  1. Access My Learning through HR Connect.
  2. Click "Learning" and search by course title or course code.


Community-Engaged Research: An Overview (502E00CMC140069)

Learners gain insight into the differences between CEnR and traditional research. This module provides details on the components needed to begin a community engagement in research collaboration. Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Define CEnR.
  • State the differences between CEnR and traditional research.
  • Describe the components included in CEnR.

Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.

Are You Ready? Measuring Readiness and Preparing to Engage (502E00CMC140086)

Determining how to apply levels of engagement with stakeholders is critical to the success of a CEnR project. This module provides an overview and resources to help participants gain awareness, prepare, implement, disseminate and maintain stakeholders' engagement throughout the research project.

Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.