Planning for Communities of Practice: A Guide for Model Systems Grantees


This guide is intended to support model systems (MS) grantees in their efforts to engage stakeholders through communities of practice but may have broader application for other organizations. Connecting with CoPs may help you to define and plan your research, expose you to a pool of potential participants in research studies, or broaden the reach of MS research results. 


  • Introduction
  • Part I: Basics of a Community of Practice
  • Part II: Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started
  • Worksheet: Planning for Communities of Practice
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Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center

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Community of Practice

Community of Practice (CoP) success story