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NIH-ACS Symposium Findings Dissemination

Research

Surgical Disparities Research Themes (Click to enlarge)

  • Develop a strategy to pursue research that falls into the five priority areas.
  • Encourage fellows and trainees to pursue research that falls into the five priority areas.

Word of Mouth

  • Present the findings at your regularly occurring meetings.
  • Share the link to the paper and key findings with researcher colleagues and fellows and trainees who are looking for research ideas.

E-mail

  • Share the findings with your communications contacts so they can be shared in newsletters, announcements, and other materials to researchers and other audiences.
  • Share the findings with your development contacts for use in discussions with funders.

Internal Resource

Surgical Disparities Research Priorities (Click to enlarge)

  • Link to the paper and findings on your website, internal intranet, handbooks, and other internal resources inside your organization.

Social Media

Please use the hashtag #surgicaldisparities in all posts

Download the Priorities and Themes graphics to help spread the word.

Facebook

Sample posts:

  • I’m proud to have contributed to the @NIMHD @American College of Surgeons symposium on #surgicaldisparities research. The findings have just been published in @JAMA Surgery: http://archsurg.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/jamasurg.2016.0014
  • Last year, I attended the @NIMHD @American College of Surgeons symposium on #surgicaldisparities research. The meeting resulted in the identification of five funding and research priorities: [attach Priorities graphic]
  • The national agenda for #surgicaldisparities research set by the @NIMHD and @American College of Surgeons calls for work that falls into 5 themes: [attach Themes graphic]

Twitter

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