Future Events

Please keep an eye out for any future events that we may host or advertise for collaborating groups.  

Past Events

2nd Annual Conference PCHA-UHA Research & Learning Collaborative: Practice-Based Research and Learning Networks Across the Life Course

The 2nd Annual PCHA-UHA Research & Learning Collaborative Conference was held on Monday, June 4th, 2018 at McCaw Hall of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. 

This conference highlighted the benefits of utilizing Practice Based Research Networks (PBRNs), which provide a realistic community-based laboratory and are instrumental in bridging the gap between recommended care and actual care for the population that stands to benefit from the recommendations.

Keynote speakers shared their experiences with PBRNs:

  • Dr. Alexander Fiks, “How to Establish and Expand Research Based Networks in Varied Clinical Settings”
  • Dr. Brenda Reiss-Brennan,  “The Adoption, Diffusion, and Evaluation of the Clinical Integration for Mental Health and Primary Care: A Team-Based Approach”


3.5 CME Credits were offered to attendees of the conference.

The conference was sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine and presented by the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Medicine. 

PCHA-UHA Research & Learning Collaborative Mini-Conference

The first annual PCHA-UHA Research & Learning Collaborative Mini-Conference was held on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 at McCaw Hall of the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. 


The conference introduced the goals and objectives of the collaborative to the attendees.  

Keynote speakers included the following:

  • Dr. Peter Margolis, "ImproveCareNow: Patient-powered Research that has Raised the Bar for the Standard of Care in Pediatric IBD"
  • Dr. Michael Baiocchi, "How a Community Learned to Prevent Sexual Assault: A Classroom Intervention"