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PCORI's patient-centered, stakeholder-driven approach to healthcare research not only shapes the research that we fund, but also influences changes in the culture of research more broadly. Here are some examples.

Engagement in Research

Explore Engagement in Health Literature

Find out about our new tool that enables searching for published articles.

The Importance of Patient Engagement

Patient involvement should be standard for research, this kidney transplant recipient says.

Patient Peer Reviewers

We involve patients, caregivers, and other stakeholders—not just scientific experts—in assessing the completed research projects we fund.

Advisory Panel Openings

PCORI is now accepting applications and nominations for the 2018 Advisory Panel member selection cycle. Applications and third-party nominations are due Friday, March 30, by 5:00 p.m. ET.

Engagement Information and Funding

Funding Opportunities

Learn about the opportunities through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program.

Funding Review Process

Read about the Engagement Awards program's Letters of Inquiry and application evaluation processes.

Engagement Rubric CME

Take the continuing medical education activity on applying the rubric's principles to healthcare research.

More on Our Approach to Engagement in Research

Voices of Engagement

Hear from stakeholders about working with researchers to answer real-world questions critical to improving health care.

Pipeline to Proposal

Learn about projects to build stakeholder communities with expertise and passion in patient-centered research.

Our Engagement Rubric

Find out how researchers can engage patients and caregivers as study partners.

Engagement Blogs

PCORI staff and guest authors share thoughts about PCORI's engagement initiatives and engagement in research.