This webinar highlighted ways to find and initiate partnerships for patient-centered research. PCORI staff shared strategies reported by PCORI awardees, applicants, and research partners. Research teams from current PCORI-funded projects also explained how they formed their partnerships, and shared challenges and lessons learned from their projects.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, we hope participants would be able to:

  • Describe strategies for finding potential patient and stakeholder partners and initiating partnerships for research projects
  • Identify challenges that may arise when establishing partnerships between researchers, patients, and other stakeholders
  • Understand the value patient and stakeholder partners bring to research projects

Meeting Materials

Related Blog Post: Finding and Recruiting Research Partners: Lessons from PCORI Awardees

Featured Projects & Speakers

Comparative Effectiveness of Surveillance Imaging Modalities in Breast Cancer Survivors (SIMBA Study)

  • Karen Wernli, PhD, MS (Principal Investigator) 
    Associate Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
  • Dianne Johnson, Patient Partner

Comparing Outcomes of Drugs and Appendectomy (CODA Study)

  • Giana H. Davidson, MD, MPH 
    Assistant Professor, Division of General Surgery, University of Washington Seattle
  • Nathan Shapiro, MD, MPH (emergency medicine), Clinician Partner