RCMI 2021 presents research opportunities to share new and innovative approaches, develop the next generation of health disparities researchers, and extend the reach and visibility of communities whose interest is improving health outcomes.

The 2021 National Conference of the RCMI Consortium is a forum to present the exciting science of RCMI funded investigators, including early-stage investigators. Concurrent Workshops will engage directors and program staff from Investigator Development, Community Engagement, Research Infrastructure, Administrative and Evaluation Cores, who will work together to develop Common Metrics to measure and track progress and programmatic outcomes of the RCMI U54 Centers. The National Research Mentoring Network and the Cardiovascular Implementation Science Registry will also present workshops.

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The Conference will include a number of General Sessions and Concurrent Scientific Sessions consisting of lectures, panel discussions, oral abstract presentations, and general & moderated poster presentations on the environmental, cultural, socioeconomic, biobehavioral, and genetic bases of health disparities…read more »

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Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations is now open! We are seeking scientific and/or informative abstracts that reflect the focus of the conference…read more »

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About Research Centers in Minority Institutions

The Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) program develops and strengthens the research infrastructure necessary to conduct state-of-the-art biomedical research and foster the next generation of researchers from underrepresented populations. The RCMI program provides grants to institutions that award doctoral degrees in the health professions or health-related sciences and have a historical and current commitment to serving students from underrepresented populations.