HENDERSON STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE: ACHIEVING DIVERSITY IN STUDY POPULATIONS: THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Plenary Symposia

  • Date:
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • Location: Pacific Hall
  • CME/CE: 1.0 - AMA Credits, AAFP Prescribed Credits, CMD Management Credits, Nursing Credits, Pharmacy Credits, Social Work Credits

Speaker: Sharon A. Brangman, MD, AGSF

This presentation will discuss the importance of designing research protocols that are inclusive of older adults who have been historically excluded or exploited in medical research. Dr. Brangman will present a model of community engagement that includes employing a community research liaison and a research accelerator to increase diversity in aging research. Learning Objectives: (1) discuss the importance of inclusive participation in aging research; (2) identify the components of successful community engagement in aging research; and (3) describe the function of a research accelerator for increasing diversity in aging research.