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Introduction to the Team Science Seminar Series 2022-2023: Why is Team Science Important?

Introduction to the Team Science Seminar Series 2022-2023: Why is Team Science Important?

October 6, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Online Event
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Laurel Barchet
Introduction to the Team Science Seminar Series 2022-2023: Why is Team Science Important? @ Online Event

Event Video

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For those who are viewing the recording, but did not attend the live event, please contact Brenda Zierler ( to receive and complete the evaluation survey. The evaluation survey is required in order to receive the Team Science Seminar Series certificate of completion.


This session is the first Team Science Seminar Series that will be offered monthly from October 2022 to July 2023. The Seminar Series has been developed to cultivate the next generation of translational team scientists and leaders through Team Science education, training, and leadership development. Participation in this series will support the acquisition of individual team science competencies that will help guide and shape current and future collaborations and relationships across disciplines.

This 10-part series will be held on the first Thursday of every month from 12-1 pm PT. Participants who attend 80% (8 out of the 10) of the seminars will receive a certificate of completion provided by the ITHS Team Science program.

The inaugural seminar will introduce the field of Team Science, why it’s important, and how it relates to your work and research. Come ready to engage with new collaborative strategies and tools to make connections within the Team Science community!

Learning Objectives

At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the goals and approach of the new Team Science Seminar Series
  2. Understand key concepts in Team Science and related competencies
  3. Identify and practice using dialogue agreements

Event Materials

2 MBSLIDE PRESENTATION – Introduction to the Team Science Seminar Series 2022-2023


Recommended Resources

  1. 386 KBRECOMMENDED RESOURCE: What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team (NY Times Magazine 2016)
  2. 3 MBRECOMMENDED RESOURCE: Team Diagnostic Survey (Wageman et al 2005)
  3. 326 KBRECOMMENDED RESOURCE: Individual and team competencies in translational teams (Lotrecchiano et al)
  4. Review the ITHS Team Science Website.

About the Speaker

Erin Abu-Rish Blakeney, PhD, RN, is co-lead of the UW ITHS Team Science Core and a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics at the UW School of Nursing. Dr. Blakeney’s program of research focuses on how teams work together and how their teamwork influences the production of new knowledge and translation of research into practice along the entire classroom to bench to bedside spectrum. She has nearly 15 years of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating team approaches to interdisciplinary education, healthcare, and research.