2017 PCOR Symposium

Date: April 26, 2017

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri - Eric P. Newman Educational Center

Theme: Ethical Issues in PCOR

Registration is now open!


Agenda and Speaker Presentations:
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Time Event
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast, Registration, and Poster Session
Location:  2nd Floor Mezzanine and Loge
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Meeting – Mary Politi, PhD, & Vicky Fraser, MD, Washington University School of Medicine 
Location:  Seminar Room B, 2nd Floor
9:15 - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker Presentation – Ethical Issues of Informed Consent for Clinical Trials, Holly Taylor, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Location:  Seminar Room B, 2nd Floor
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Abstract Session 
  • 10:00-10:30 a.m. - Community Dialogues to Identify Ethical Issues in PCOR, Jerome Crowder, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • 10:30-11:00 a.m.Identifying and Addressing Social Needs in a Medicaid Population: Challenges and Opportunities Learned from Centene CorporationAmy Poole-Yaeger, MD, Vice President of Clinical Programs, Centene Corporation, & Elizabeth Brown, Director of Member Connections, Community Health Services division, Centene Corporation
  • 11:00-11:30 a.m. - Ethics in Implementation Science, Beth Prusaczyk, PhD Candidate, Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Seminar Room B
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch, Small Group Mentoring Sessions, and Networking
Locations: 2nd floor Mezzanine and Loge & Seminar Room B (Lunch)
                  Rooms 302, 304, 306, 307 and 308-10 (Mentoring Sessions)
1:00 - 1:45 p.m.  Plenary Session – Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Oversight Study (PCOROS) ProjectJoel Weissman, PhD, Harvard University
Location: Seminar Room B
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. 

How Do We Use PCOR Results? A Dialogue and Discussion Panel Between a Patient, Provider, and Researcher
Location: Seminar Room B

  • 1:45-1:55pm - How to plan PCOR Projects, Eric Lenze, MD, Washington University School of Medicine
  • 1:55-2:05pm - Working With Community Health Care Providers in PCOR projects, Heidi Miller, MD, Family Care Health Centers
  • 2:05-2:15pm - Working With Patient Partners in PCOR projects, Seán Collins
  • 2:15-2:25pm - Working With Patient Partners in PCOR projects, Sherrill Jackson, RN, MHSA, CPNP, Founder of the Breakfast Club, Inc.
  • 2:25-2:45pm - Discussion
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Concluding Remarks – Mary Politi, PhD
Location: Seminar Room B
3:15  - 3:45 p.m.  Informal Networking
Location: 2nd floor Mezzanine and Loge

Call for Abstracts now open!
Extended PCOR call for abstractsDeadline for submission: January 16, 2017. Download the PDF Call for Abstracts and the Abstract Guidelines.

Lodging information: Parkway Hotel; 4550 Forest Park Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63108
Book online or by calling (314) 256-777 and ask for group #7646 to receive the special rate.

Planning CommitteeMary C. Politi, PhD, Victoria F. Fraser, MD, Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH, Wil Franklin, MS, LPC, Timothy McBride, PhD, Kaharu Sumino, MD, MPH, PhD, Tanya M. Wildes, MD, James Dubois, PhD, Dsc.

Contact Rachel Lamp for more information.

Funding for this conference was made possible in part by grant number 5R13HS023446 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.