This webinar featured two PCORI projects that navigated the challenges of engaging patients and other stakeholders in research by accessing useful resources and employing strategies that helped their teams work together effectively. PCORI staff shared a brief overview of research engagement activities and effects among PCORI-awarded projects. They also shared common challenges, strategies, and suggestions to overcome these challenges as described by awardees and their patients, and other stakeholder research partners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants were able to:

  • Describe some of the common challenges and facilitators related to engagement in PCORI’s portfolio of funded research projects 
  • Identify useful resources for patient and stakeholder engagement in research 

​Meeting Materials

Related Blog Post: Researchers and Stakeholders Describe Engagement Challenges and Strategies

Featured Projects & Speakers

Family-Centered Tailoring of Pediatric Diabetes Self-Management Resources

  • Elizabeth Cox, MD (Principal Investigator)
    Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Health Innovation Program, University of Wisconsin
  • Jean Benzinger (Parent Advisory Board Member)

The Impact of Burnout on Patient-Centered Care: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial in Mental Health

  • Michelle Salyers, PhD (Principal Investigator)
    Professor, Department of Psychology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Tim Gearhart, MSW (Clinician Stakeholder)
    Vice President of Clinic Operations, Pulaski Memorial Hospital