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The Ins and Outs of Collaboration

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The Ins and Outs of Collaboration

April 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Online Event - Webinar
See below for Zoom information
Aric Lane


The webinar will cover the value of collaboration and describe ways to foster collaboration within teams. The advantages and disadvantages of collaboration will be addressed. The need for leadership in successful collaborations will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe ways to foster collaboration in research teams.  
  2. Identify supporting features of highly functioning collaborative teams. 
  3. Describe collaborative leadership characteristics

About the Speaker

Brenda ZierlerBrenda K. Zierler, PhD, RN, FAAN  is a Professor of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics in the University of Washington School of Nursing. Dr. Zierler’s research explores the relationships between the delivery of health care and outcomes—at both the patient and system level. Her primary appointment is in the School of Nursing at the University of Washington (UW), but she holds three adjunct appointments – two in the School of Medicine and one in the School of Public Health.

She currently leads a HRSA training grant focused on an education-practice partnership between UW School of Nursing and Kaiser Permanente-Washington designed to recruit and train nursing students and current RNs to practice at the full scope of their license in interprofessional ambulatory care teams. Dr. Zierler is co-lead of the Team Science Core for UW’s Institute for Translational Health Sciences (CTSA). She is the Director of Research and Training for the UW Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education, Practice and Research.  Dr. Zierler chairs the PhD Coordinating Committee for the School of Nursing at the UW and co-leads the re-envisioning of a competency-based PhD program that will start in 2020. She is a past member of the Institute of Medicine’s Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professions Education.