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Training & Education

Annual D&I Science Bootcamp

Annual D&I Science Bootcamp on UCSD campus with colleagues from across multiple regional institutions and presentations from national experts in D&I science.

2018 D&I Science Summit Archive


The DISC offers regular, skill-building workshops led by national experts covering D&I design and methods topics for health services researchers, faculty, students, and trainees.

Stay tuned for updates on the Fall Mixed Methods Workshop.

2018 Qualitative Methods for Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Science Workshop

D&I Journal Club and Works in Progress

Monthly learning community to discuss the latest in D&I literature, workshop new proposals, and learn from D&I experts. 

D&I Journal Club and Works in Progress is held monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 2-3:30pm. Topic and location information sent in monthly emails. 

D&I Journal Club and Works in Progress Archives:

Journal Club ​Date
Readings & Resources
​October 2019
Lindsey Yourman

Mojdeh Motamedi
Quality Improvement and Improvement Science for Geriatrics Research & Practice

"Creating a Learning Health 
System through Rapid-Cycle, 
Randomized Testing"

​November 2019
James Pittman
VA Merit Resubmission

​December 2019
Sapna Mendon
Part I of a mini-series focused on 
Innovative Methods in D&I 

"Novel approaches to implementation research: The utility and application of comparative configurational methods"

​January 2020
Paul Estabrooks

Monica Perez Jolles
Co-Production of Evidence to Promote Healthy Weights

Part II of a mini-series focused on 
Innovative Methods in D&I 
"Core Functions and Forms of 
Complex Health Interventions"

​February 2020
Haomiao Jin
Part III of a mini-series focused on
Innovative Methods in D&I 

"Stepped Wedge Design"

​March 2020
Radley "Chris" Sheldrick
Part III of a mini-series focused on 
Innovative Methods in D&I 

"Systems Thinking  
in Implementation Research"

​April 2020
Rebecca Lengnick-Hall
"Service contracting as a bridging
factor in implementation
and sustainment of evidence-based
​May 2020
Ana Baumann and
Leopoldo Cabassa
Implementation Science to Address
Inequities in Healthcare
​June 2020
Margarat Crane
"Under the Hood of
Organizations Driving
the Dissemination of

Implementation Science Seminar Series

Lecture and grant development series featuring local, national and international scholars conducting state-of-the-art D&I research. ISS typically includes an investigator presentation followed by interactive discussion where researchers of all levels can share feedback, ask questions, and discuss ideas.

ISS is typically held every 2 months at CASRC offices at Rady Children's Plaza, Health Services Room 160B.

View ISS archives

UCSD/Rady Children's Autism Research and Practice Seminar

Research seminars are held on the fourth Friday of the month from 8AM – 9AM PST. Click here for more information. 

Mentoring Program 

DISC will soon be offering mentor and mentee opportunities for D&I students, trainees, and investigators. More details to come.

Travel Grants 

More information coming soon!

Dissemination & Implementation Science In Health (DISH) course

DISC is currently offering a graduate course on D&I science co-taught by three members of the Executive Leadership Team. The course is offered annually in the Spring.