Relational Coordination Collaborative

Call for Abstracts

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Key dates

  • Thursday, June 30 - Submission Deadline
  • Mid-August  - Notification of Acceptance
  • October 26 - October 28  - RCC Roundtable 2023 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore & Washington DC

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Submission information

We invite submissions from multiple disciplines and methodologies. Feel free to submit a continuation of the work you presented last year.  Presentations will be given in an interactive session or poster session with opportunities for discussion. We also encourage workshop proposals. We invite abstracts for completed or ongoing work on the following topics:

  • Healthcare Networks.  Recognizing interdependence to strengthen networks within and across healthcare systems, community organizations, and public health to deliver high value care with attention to the needs of patients and the healthcare workforce.
  • Relational Ecosystems.  Recognizing interdependence to solve grand social challenges like climate change, pandemics, affordable healthcare, poverty and hunger.
  • Resilient Communities.  Recognizing interdependence to build inclusive, equitable, vibrant and resilient communities.
  • Higher Education. Recognizing interdependence to strengthen relational coordination among faculty, students, staff, leaders, board members and other key stakeholders in the higher education ecosystem.
  • Relating Across Differences. Recognizing interdependence to strengthen relational coordination among people with diverse professional and social identities.
  • Knowledge to Action. Recognizing interdependence and leveraging social networks to scale evidence-based interventions and policies.

You may also submit a set of 3 or 4 abstracts with a common theme to be presented together in the same session.

Abstract specifications

Word limit: 500 words not including the title and author name(s).

Content: Abstract should provide a concise summary of your project, the context, the methodology, and key findings or key learnings. For workshop proposals, please include a description of the interactive elements you plan to incorporate.

Electronic submission form: Please submit your abstract via the electronic submission form


For each accepted abstract, presenter(s) will be notified of the designated presentation format:

Oral presentation: 15- to 20-minute oral presentation with group discussion.

Short presentation: 5-minute oral presentation with group discussion.

Poster presentation with small group discussions.

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