The third paper in the three-part series on addressing racism in pain research, the authors advocate for a shared commitment toward an antiracism framework in pain research. They identify community partnerships, diversification of research environments, and changes to dissemination practices.

This second paper in a 3-part series on antiracism in pain research across the translational spectrum focuses on study design factors.

The HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting is planned as an in-person meeting for October 2022.

Veterans and Caregivers are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations that highlight research projects, Veteran Engagement Groups (VEGs), or other research-related activities. Posters sessions provide an opportunity meet researchers, other Veterans, and Caregivers from all over the United States. Accepted posters will be displayed during a poster session.

The intent of this presentation is to highlight lessons from implementation trials that can be applied to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in future trials. There is a focus on stakeholder engagement early and often as well as a reminder to define what diversity means for your particular implementation trial.

Time:  1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET Series:  Duke Grand Rounds Diversity Workshop Guest Moderator:Emily O’Brien, PhDAssociate Professor, Department of Population Health SciencesDuke Clinical Research InstituteDuke University School of Medicine Panel:Jonathan Jackson, PhDExecutive DirectorCommunity Access, Recruitment, and Engagement (CARE) Research CenterMassachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Judith Schlaeger, PhD, CNM, LAc, FAANAssociate Professor, Department …

Inclusion of Diverse Participants in Pragmatic Clinical Trials: Meeting Participants Where They Are – Outreach, Trust, and Consent to Maximize Diversity Read More »

Time:  1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET Series:  Duke Grand Rounds Diversity Workshop Guest Moderator:Wendy Weber, ND, PhD, MPHChief, Clinical Research in Complementary and Integrative Health BranchDivision of Extramural ResearchNational Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)National Institutes of Health (NIH) Panel:BeatPain Utah Julie Fritz, PhD, PTAssociate Dean for Research, College of HealthAdjunct Professor, Orthopaedic …

Inclusion of Diverse Participants in Pragmatic Clinical Trials: Planning for Diversity – Stakeholder Engagement and Site Selection to Maximize Diversity Read More »

Time:  12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET Series:  Focus on Health Equity and Action Speakers:  Loretta Braxton, PhD; Jessica Fulton, PhD; Shannon Jordan, MPH Description:  The topic of racism is pervasive in current conversations and news events. Race, racism, discrimination and related topics are often sensitive and difficult topics to deal with and evoke personal …

Antiracism Resources and the Impact of Racism within VA Read More »