Advancing Clinical Research in Nephrology: Approaches and Methods

VII. Eliciting Perceptions of and Outcomes from Patients

November 01, 2017 | 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Location: Room 275

Session Description

This program covers many approaches used in modern clinical investigation, including epidemiology, clinical trials, and qualitative research. Attendees can learn about fundamental concepts, innovative approaches to data acquisition, stakeholder engagement, systems biology, precision medicine, and implementation science. Case studies and panel discussions illustrate challenges and solutions, and help facilitate interaction between course participants and speakers.


  • Deidra C. Crews, MD, MS, FASN
  • Laura M. Dember, MD, FASN
  • Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, MBBS, FASN
  • Rachel E. Patzer, PhD, MPH


  • PROs as Outcome Measures for Kidney Disease Research
    03:30 PM - 04:10 PM
    Mark L. Unruh, MD
  • Developing PRO Instruments
    04:10 PM - 04:50 PM
    Jennifer E. Flythe, MD, MPH, FASN
  • Qualitative Research: A Rigorous Science
    04:50 PM - 05:30 PM
    Allison Tong, PhD, MPH