We almost started our in-person events this week, we almost gathered in the same room and almost celebrated with morning coffee and croissants but alas…Covid had other plans and we had to re-schedule our first in person event since the … Continue reading
Author Archives: Kelly Gleason
Communication and hard conversations: how can we as researchers best support our patients in decision making?
I recently read Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. If you have not yet read this book and are interested in exploring ideas around illness, healthcare and what matters most at the end of life you must make time to read … Continue reading
This is something I have believed and encouraged people to take advantage of for years. I have tried to help people identify what they love most about their work and encouraged them to then use that to carve out a … Continue reading
Patient and public involvement: Why patients are important not only as participants but as partners in developing research.
It can feel overwhelming when you first invite patient representatives to help you with your research. Here are a few questions and ideas to help you get started… Firstly, patients can help in clarifying the research question. Do patient perceive … Continue reading
Sometimes under all the pressure and targets, you forget to acknowledge all the great things you do…well I am here today to remind you that you quite simply rock. Stop for a second to think about all the things you … Continue reading