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2021 Spring CTSA Program Group Meetings

Date Wed, Apr 14 - Thu, Apr 15
Time 09: 00 AM - 5: 00 PM
Location Online

Registration is now open for the 2021 Spring CTSA Program Group Meetings, held April 14-15, 2021. These virtual meetings will feature groups discussing their respective accomplishments, future direction and goals.

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Who should attend?  

Personnel from CTSA Program hubs that have active grants are encouraged to attend. A CTSA Program hub is defined as a UL1 award with a linked KL2 award and an optional TL1 award. CTSA Program hubs can consist of a single institution, plus the possibility of one or more participating partner institutions. Hubs in “no-cost extension” are eligible to attend. Participation in the CTSA Program Meetings by personnel from partnering institutions is encouraged. Refer to the NCATS CTSA Program Funding Table and/or the Notice of Grant Award to determine eligibility. Prior approval through NCATS is required for the attendance of participants outside of an eligible CTSA Program hub.  If you have any questions, please email:

Virtual Attendance Details:

All meetings will be held virtually via the GTR virtual meeting platform. This platform will allow for collaborative interaction and participation.

Registration closes on Thursday, March 25.  Registrations will not be accepted after the end of day March 25th. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email. NOTE: Only pre-registered individuals will be permitted to attend – Sorry, No Exceptions!

For those who have registered, your eligibility to attend the meeting will be vetted. Once confirmed, your dedicated participation link for the GTR virtual meeting platform will be sent at least two weeks prior to the meeting dates.  This participation link will provide you access to all of the group meetings you have signed up to participate in.

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