The PathED Collaborative's second stakeholder advisory workgroup (SAW) meeting was held March 14th (2019). The primary aim of the meeting was to brainstorm what impactful "research capacity building" activities would actually look like for diverse stakeholder groups.
A number of important questions were raised by SAW members, including what the longer-term aims of research capacity building actually were--to directly involve stakeholders in existing projects? Future projects? How would such involvement actually be compatible with the day-to-day work and roles of individuals (such as nurses or therapists) not directly engaged in research? We then segued to a discussion of what sorts of activities, across a mix of possible needs and barriers, might make a difference.
Some ideas generated by SAW members included: