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What Engagement Looks Like in Practice

Engagement Challenges, Strategies, and Resources, PCORI

Engaged Research Fundamentals

This resource reviews information PCORI collects from partners and awardees to learn about the challenges that PCORI-funded study teams experience, and strategies they use to prevent or address these challenges.

REACHnet Engagement of Multiple Stakeholder Groups Webinar, PCORI

Engaged Research Fundamentals

This REACHnet webinar discusses the strategies used both to develop multiple stakeholder groups and integrate their voices into research.

Stakeholder Engagement Resource Guide
(Prepared by the university of Pittsburgh comparative effectiveness center) Jan 2015

Engaged Research Fundamentals

This downloadable guide overviews strategies for establishing meaningful stakeholder involvement from grant application to study design, protocol development, recruitment, and execution.

Engaging rural residents in patient-centered health care research, Patient Experience Journal

Engaged Research Methods: Advisory Boards

This article describes the process of engaging rural patients, caregivers and broader stakeholders to actively participate in an exploratory effort to understand rural perspectives around the patient-centered medical home model.

Best Practices for Convening a Consumer Advisory Board, Center for Health Care Strategies

Engaged Research Methods: Advisory Boards

Key considerations for health care systems to convene and maintain a consumer advisory board.

Social Research and Co-Production with Older People: Developing Age-Friendly Communities, PubMed

Engaged Research Methods: Co-PI Models

This article explores the methods used to recruit and train co-researchers as well as reflects on the co-researcher process in an aging study.

“Older Coresearchers Exploring Age-Friendly Cities: An “Insider” perspective on the Benefits and Challenges of Peer-Research,” PubMed

Engaged Research Methods: Co-PI Models

This journal article describes a study that engaged older adults as coresearchers, reviews the engagement methods employed, and highlights the benefits and challenges of this engagement strategy.

“When Research about a Community is Led by the Community,” Urban Institute

Engaged Research Methods: Co-PI Models

This article from the Urban Institute discusses a community-led research project from the East Baltimore Research Project and interviews four resident researchers and advisors


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Patient and public involvement in doctoral research: reflections and experiences of the PPI contributors and researcher.

Engaged Research Methods: Co-PI Models

This paper reviews how engagement was used in a doctoral research study. It includes personal accounts form the researcher and stakeholder partners as well as recommendations.

Shortening and validation of the Patient Engagement in Research Scale (PEIRS) for measuring meaningful patient and family caregiver engagement

Engaged Research Methods: Co-PI Models

This journal article describes a study that partnered with stakeholders to shorten and validate a measurement tool. Stakeholder partners played a major role throughout the study and are listed as co-authors

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