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Virtual Team Meeting

The Funder’s Webinar, “Expertise” Reimagined, aimed to increase funders’ awareness of patient-centered and community-engaged concepts to support new opportunities for older adults to inform the design and implementation of policy and research.


This webinar took place October 14th, 2022. 

Find more information and watch the recording, click HERE 

In 2019, Collective Insight's CEO Erin McGaffigan, Ph.D. was a panelist on this Gerontological Society of America Supported webinar, which explores utilizing stakeholder engagement to inform research. This webinar also highlights the Bureau of Sages advisory board as a model of engagement. 

Find the PowerPoint presentation here

Find the PowerPoint slides here

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In 2018, Collective Insight, in partnership with the LeadingAge LTSS Center at UMass Boston and CJE SeniorLife, facilitated the PCORI-funded four-part Virtual Seminar Series to educate researchers on the benefits of engaged research, which are now archived and accessible to everyone interested.  

  • Seminar I introduced the concept of Stakeholder Engagement Research and reviewed assumptions and challenges with panelists Amy Einstein, Ph.D., Jen Brown, MPH, and Thomas R. Prohaska, Ph.D.

  • Seminar II recognized common challenges to engagement in research and discussed helpful solutions with panelists Amy Einstein, Ph.D., Rebecca Berman, Ph. D., Althea McLuckie, and Catherine Smatas, M.A. 

  • Seminar III explored the Bureau of Sages model and potential opportunities with panelists Amy Einstein, Anna-Liisa LaCroix, MPH, Margaret Danilovich PT, DPT, Ph.D.

  • Seminar IV provided a deeper dive on engaging frail elders and individuals from diverse backgrounds with panelists Amy Einstein, Ph.D., Keith Jones, Jane Karnes Straker, Ph.D., and Katherine Abbott, Ph.D., MGS.

For further information, articles, and resources on engagement, see the Valid Voice: Virtual Seminar Series Resource List.

In this webinar, supported through the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office (MMCO) in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and hosted by Resources for Integrated Care, William Dean (Moderator) from Community Catalyst led a discussion in which Erin McGaffigan, PhD, MSW, MS, an expert in consumer engagement and training, presented on the approaches, tools and training content needed as consumers join their health care delivery system’s consumer advisory committee. In addition, Althea McLuckie, a consumer with extensive experience participating on an advisory committee, shared personal insights into the training and operating guidelines used to support and empower its consumer advisors.

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PAE Attention Framework

In this 2020 webinar from the National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems, Collective Inight's CEO Erin McGaffigan, Ph.D. presents her PAE Attention Framework for engagement in research alongside other esteemed panelists.

Find the webinar slides here.

Click the hyperlinks for a plain language summarySpanish language transcript, and Q&A information.

PAE Attention Framework
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