Media Contact: Pam Klosowski
November 30, 2020
Final Session of Research Webinar Being Held
POTSDAM, NY - St. Lawrence Health System’s Clinical and Rural Health Research Department is accepting registrations for the final webinar session on patient-centered research.
Part 3 of the free, three-part web series entitled Learning Together, Leading Together: Shaping Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) in the North Country will be held from 9:00am – 11:00am on Wednesday, December 9. The topic for Part 3 is Key Considerations for Engaged Research and the Importance of PCOR and Community Involvement, and will be lead by Director of Patient Safety Jennie Flanagan, Clinical Research Assistant Caryn Harrington, and Senior Clinical Research Coordinator Kylie Sands.
The discussion will include identifying who is considered a community partner; understanding why community involvement is necessary to research; learning common project characteristics and community motivations for engaging in research projects; and identifying key ways patients can get involved in planning, conducting, and disseminating research projects.
Receive more information and register for this webinar.
St. Lawrence Health System’s project (#16375-SLHS), and the other projects approved for funding by the PCORI Engagement Award Program, were selected through a highly competitive review process in which applications were assessed for their ability to meet PCORI’s engagement goals and objectives, as well as program criteria. Learn more about PCORI’s funding to support engagement efforts.
PCORI is an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 2010 to fund comparative effectiveness research that will provide patients, their caregivers, and clinicians with the evidence needed to make better-informed health and healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.