Collaborative Initiatives

Collaborating to develop innovative solutions that will improve
the efficiency, quality and impact of clinical research

The Trial Innovation Network is a collaborative national network that focuses on operational innovation, excellence and collaboration and will leverage the expertise and resources of the CTSA Program.

In addition to involvement with the Duke / VUMC Trial Innovation Center, VUMC houses the Recruitment Innovation Center (RIC), an evidence-based center in innovative trial recruitment and retention methods, tools and strategies.

Learn more here

The All of Us Research Program is the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) national, large-scale research enterprise with one million volunteers to extend precision medicine to all diseases. 

VUMC is the awardee of two components: the data and research center and the participant preparatory / prototyping initiative.  

Learn more about All of Us here

eMERGE is a national network organized and funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) that combines DNA biorepositories with electronic medical record (EMR) systems for large scale, high-throughput genetic research in support of implementing genomic medicine.

Learn more about eMERGE here