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    Public Health Intern

    ENACCT's mission is to identify, implement and validate innovative approaches to cancer clinical trials education, outreach, and recruitment to improve outcomes for all. Our key strategies are to: • provide services that enhance the capacity of organizations conducting clinical trials outreach, education and recruitment; • support organizations in their efforts to reduce specific structural barriers to clinical trial recruitment; • support the development of programs that enhance community literacy about clinical trials; • serve as a national clearinghouse for effective clinical trials education practices Our strategic plans calls for us to become the national clearinghouse for collecting both tools and approaches on what works (and what does not) in participatory approaches to cancer clinical trials education. We seek an intern to help us implement this important project. Intern Responsibilities: 1. Identify similar practice clearinghouses’ (not related to cancer clinical trials) available in the US. 2. Identify theoretical models that have been successfully replicated; determine fidelity of replications to original models, and identify implications for effectiveness. 3. Refine criteria against which models, replications of models, and practices will be judged and deemed “worthwhile” by ENACCT. 4. Conduct qualitative interviews and analyze data. 5. Create and maintain an inventory of education practices attempted, successes, and those that were not able to realize all their goals. 6. Build upon the work conducted by the Cancer Clinical Trials SUMMIT to distill best practices/materials 7. Document promising clinical trial education practices and promote them on ENACCT website. 8. Create mechanisms to assist organizations, as a fee for service, to adapt programs to other communities TIMEFRAME: approximately 15 – 20 hours/week, to begin immediately or for Spring 2008 semester.

    Education/Training
    Healthcare
    Non-Profit/Volunteer

    Part Time

    10.00

    Maryland

    11/5/2007


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    ENACCT

    Founded in 2004 by advocates, educators, and clinicians, ENACCT's mission is to identify, implement and validate innovative approaches to cancer clinical trials education, outreach, and recruitment to improve outcomes for all. Our goals include the following: - To influence the inclusion of appropriate cancer clinical trials education as a top national priority. - To become a national leader in the development and delivery of the highest quality community-focused clinical trials education programs for health care providers, patients, and the public. - To use our programs to critically evaluate cancer clinical trials education approaches to determine the most effective approaches. - To help stimulate a research agenda on promising areas of inquiry. To offer high quality, fee-based services that enhance the capacity of organizations conducting cancer clinical trials outreach, education and recruitment.

    1010 Wayne Ave Suite 770
    Silver Spring, Maryland
    20910