Tufts CTSI offers an educational, interactive website for researchers: Engaging Stakeholders in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER).

Available at http://engage.tuftsctsi.org, researchers will learn about what comprises comparative effectiveness research, why stakeholder engagement is critical to successful CER, and how to effectively involve stakeholders across the six components of the Tufts CTSI CER Translational Spectrum:

  • Evidence Prioritization
  • Evidence Generation
  • Evidence Synthesis
  • Evidence Interpretation and Integration
  • Dissemination and Application
  • Feedback and Assessment.

As researchers explore each learning module, their educational experience is supplemented with activities, tools, resources and definitions.

Content for the website was developed by CER and community engagement experts including:

The Engaging Stakeholders in CER website is free and available to anyone who wishes to use it, including individual researchers or as part of a comparative effectiveness research training program. It was supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Grant Number UL1 TR000073. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.