Course Director 

Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH​


The general purpose of this annual meeting is to provide critical organizational and strategic research objectives, disseminate research, discuss research activities and update attendees on organizational initiatives and service to research physicians, nurses, support staff, and administrators engaged in research. The program’s focus is on research concepts and techniques promoting research activities of high-value and state-of-the-art clinical care.​


By completing this activity, participants will

  • ​State updated vision for Intermountain as a Model Learning Healthcare System and the critical role of research in achieving that vision
  • Discuss research priorities and strategy within Intermountain Healthcare
  • Review targeted messages from expert clinical researchers highlighting Intermountain capabilities as a Model Learning Healthcare System
  • Access key data resources and obtain needed data for research projects from those data resources

Target Audience

Intermountain Healthcare physician researchers, external researchers from the University of Utah and surrounding hospitals, principal investigators, research nurses, research staff, clinical research coordinators, research support staff and departmental and facility administrators engaged or interested in research.



​Time​ Titl​e and Speaker​
7:30 AM​​ ​Registration and Breakfast
Introduction and Setting the Tone for Research​ ​
​8:00 AM General Introduction
Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH
​8:15 AM The “Tricycle”
A. Marc Harrison, MD​
​8:45 AM ​The Financial Landscape in 2016 and Beyond
Greg M. Johnson, MBA
​9:15 AM ​Collaboration with Stanford University for World Class Care and Research
Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH
​Intermountain's Commitment to Providing the Best Clinical Care​ ​
​9:45 AM National Award for Thrombosis Research​
Scott C. Woller, MD
​10:05 AM Precision Genomics
Terence D. Rhodes, MD
​10:25 AM 1st in Man Trail for Cardiovascular
Brian K. Whisenant, MD
Advancing Education at Intermountain Healthcare​ ​
​10:45 AM ​VPCAT Scholar Program Overview (1st and 2nd Year Scholars)
Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH
​11:00 AM ​Presentation from the 1st Years
Sarah D. Majercik, MD, MBA; Patrick D. Carroll, MD; Eddie A. Stenehjem, MD, MSc
​11:45 AM ​Lunch Break
Building the Research Infrastructure​ ​
​12:15 PM Understanding Research From a Patient/Provider Perspective
Sean S. Esplin, MD
​12:35 PM Area Deprivation Index in Population Health
Andrew J. Knighton, PhD, CPA
Utilizing Mini-ATP Trainings​​ ​
​12:55 PM Contracting
Ahsen A. Khan, JD
​1:15 PM Pre-Award
Brad M. Isaacson, PhD, MBA, MSF
​1:35 PM ​IRB
Shelby A. Moench
​1:55 ​PM Closing Remarks
Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH 
2:00 ​PM ​Adjourn​


There is no fee required to attend, however, registration is required. This year there will be two ways to attend, online or in person. To register, click on the Register Now button below with the preferred corresponding option.

In-Person Activity 

Internet Live Activity 

801.442.3930 (office)
800.842.5498 (toll-free)
801.442.0480 (fax)


Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education is accredited by Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intermountain Healthcare CME adheres to ACCME Standards regarding industry support of continuing medical education and disclosure of faculty and commercial sponsor relationships (if any) will be made known at the activity. 

Intermountain Healthcare CME fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant of this program is in need of accommodation, please do not hesitate to call and/or write to the CME office in order to receive service. A request for accommodation can be made by calling (801) 442-3930. Reasonable prior notice is required.

Sponsored by Intermountain Healthcare Continuing Medical Education​



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