ERIC Number: EJ902757
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Feb
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Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity
Frontera, Walter R.; Fuhrer, Marcus J.; Jette, Alan M.; Chan, Leighton; Cooper, Rory A.; Duncan, Pamela W.; Kemp, John D.; Ottenbacher, Kenneth J.; Peckham, P. Hunter; Roth, Elliot J.; Tate, Denise G.
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, v15 n1 p3-14 Feb 2006
The general objective of the "Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity" was to advance and promote research in medical rehabilitation by making recommendations to expand research capacity. The 5 elements of research capacity that guided the discussions were (a) researchers; (b) research culture, environment, and infrastructure; (c) funding; (d) partnerships; and (e) metrics. The 100 participants included representatives of professional organizations, consumer groups, academic departments, researchers, governmental funding agencies, and the private sector. The small group discussions and plenary sessions generated an array of problems, possible solutions, and recommended actions. A postsummit, multiorganizational initiative is called for to pursue the agendas outlined in this report.
Descriptors: Private Sector, Medicine, Researchers, Educational Research, Professional Associations, Group Discussion, Rehabilitation, Departments, Speech Language Pathology
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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