Amplifying the Patient's Voice: How We Can Make Research More Impactful - Organized by the Early Career Investigators*

*Pre-Congress Workshop registration is required

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM


Chairpersons: Jesse Charlton & Armaghan Mahmoudian 

Patient Partners on How Osteoarthritis Has Affected their Lives and What They Value Most in their Rehabilitation/Management Program
Corné Baatenburg de Jong & Belinda Lawford

Frameworks for Rigorously and Effectively Including Patient Partners and Experts in the Research Pathway
James Bilzon & Leigh Callahan

Identify the Challenges and Benefits of Engaging Patients in Research Through Scientific Research Examples
Lauren King & Jackie Whittaker

This pre-congress workshop will showcase the patient's voice and how researchers can best engage with these experts. We have an exciting line-up of speakers who bring their lived experience and research expertise to highlight key considerations for working with patient partners. This will include the needs and most valuable targets for patients living with osteoarthritis, frameworks and guidelines for effectively working with patients in research and the challenges that can arise. The audience can expect to take home new ideas for how they can incorporate the patient's voice to improve their research.