As the decade progresses, international efforts to expand the patient voice in rheumatology research continues. As a result, more programs that focus on patient-reported needs, guidance for involving patients in research, and reports that assess patient involvement emerge.


CoPI: Patient Research Partners (PRPs), Patient-Oriented Research (POR), Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR)

Tools: Guidance – patient-researcher engagement;  Reports – patient researcher engagement, patient engagement, and dissemination; Instruments – patient engagement

Context: Patient-reported outcomes (PROs), Clinical Effectiveness Research (CER)/decision science, dissemination/knowledge translation