The HCSRN is committed to sharing lessons learned in the conduct of embedded multisite research.   

The HCSRN Scientific Data Resources Forum is our venue for showcasing a range of work happening in informatics, analytics, data development, and scientific collaboration. We feature both HCSRN and non-HCSRN presenters and archive the presentations.  Links to past sessions are found below (password hcsrnSDRF1).

Join these webinars using the information below.

Join Zoom Meeting

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 964 7055 0376

Passcode: hcsrnSDRF1

Please use the link above to join the webinar. If you are having any difficulties please email 

2022 Archived Sessions

Abdul Shaikh: Cloud computing for population health research and practice (November 2022)

 - Recording - Slides

Heather Fiegelson and Shauna Scott, MPH: The Kaiser Permanente Research Bank Cancer Cohort: a collaborative resource to improve cancer care and survivorship (October 2022)

 - RecordingSlides

Vincent Liu, MD, MS: Leveraging increasingly complex EHR data and information to produce health system knowledge and wisdom (September 2022)

Paul Hintz, MSII; Aung Oakkar, MHA; Jenny Staab, Ph.D.; Gwyn Saylor, BA; Jennifer Robertson, RHIA, CHDA; Heather Tavel, MPH; Mark Gray, BS; Dan Vaughn, MSWhat’s new with the VDW (August 2022)

Sarah Greene, MPH & Noor Ahmed, M. Eng.Sharing Health Data: Why, How, and What Now? (June 2022)

Roy Pardee & Al Derus: GitHub for Collaboratively Managing VDW Intellectual Property: A Proposal (March 2022)

Gregory Simon, MD, MPH: Using VDW Data to Assess Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 (February 2022)

Travis Drucker, M.S.Mayo Clinic Cloud – Mayo’s Next Generation, Enterprise Data, AI, and Software Development Platform (January 2022)


2021 Archived Sessions 

Samuel Savitz, PhD & Barbara Barry, PhD: Association of Patient and System-Level Factors in Social Determinants of Health Screening (August 2021)

Sarah Greene & Noor AhmedBuilding a Foundation of Trust for Data Sharing and Data Collaboration (July 2021)

Gabriel Chodik: Maccabi Institute Demos MDClone (April 2021)

Andrea Burnett-Hartman, PhD, MPH & Melanie FranciscoMolecular Markers: Processes and standard data specifications to capture certain types of genetic testing and results (March 2021)

Leon Rozenblit, JD, PhD: Registries in Transition: How an Evolving Technical and Regulatory Landscape is Shaping What's Possible with Patient Data Aggregation (February 2021)

Dr. Patrick O’Connor & Dr. JoAnn Sperl-Hillen: The Priorities Wizard: An EHR record-linked, web-based clinical decision support system (January 2021)


2020 Archived Sessions 

Suma Vupputuri, PhD & Aruna Kamineni, PhD: Advancing Equity, Inclusion and Diversity in the HCSRN (August 2020)

Dan Ng & Heather Tavel: Putting the "Virtual" in the VDW: Developing New Encounter Types for Virtual Care (July 2020)

Sarah Greene, MPH: State of the HCSRN / Farewell Address (April 2020) 


2019 Archived Sessions

Adam Wilcox, PhD & Liz Zampino, MS: Center on Data 2 Health (CD2H) Initiative (December 2019)

Carla Rodriguez, PhD: New opportunity to advance the safety & effectiveness of regulated products: IMEDS (November 2019) 

Liz Amos, MLIS:  FHIR Tools for Research (September 2019) 

Rob Penfold, PhD: Designing & Implementing Clinical Trials Using EHRs (August 2019)

Roy Pardee, JD, MA: DIY Analytics - How You Can and Why You Should (July 2019) 

Darren Toh, ScD: Analytic & data sharing options in multi-database or multicenter studies: Is there a one-size-fits-all approach? (June 2019)

Daniel Vreeman, PT, DPT, MS, FACMI: LOINC - A Vital Tool for Clinical Data Exchange (May 2019)

Joseph Ross, MD, MHS: Sharing Data via the Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project - Early Experiences & Lessons Learned (March 2019)

Sarah Greene, MPH: A Closer Look at the HCSRN's Resources & Capabilities (February 2019)

Alan Bauck & Reesa Laws: Updates from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Effectiveness and Safety Research (January 2019)


Resources are also available to help with every phase of the research process - from grant writing through dissemination.  Check out the tools and offerings on the Resources page.