Practice-based research priorities for palliative care: Results from a research-to-practice consensus workshop Academic Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Health Services Research
  • Palliative Care
  • Translational Medical Research


  • We employed the research-to-practice consensus workshop (RTP; workshops held in New York City and Tompkins County, New York, in 2013) model to merge researcher and practitioner views of translational research priorities in palliative care. In the RTP approach, a diverse group of frontline providers generates a research agenda for palliative care in collaboration with researchers. We have presented the major workshop recommendations and contrasted the practice-based research priorities with those of previous consensus efforts. We uncovered notable differences and found that the RTP model can produce unique insights into research priorities. Integrating practitioner-identified needs into research priorities for palliative care can contribute to addressing palliative care more effectively as a public health issue.

publication date

  • January 2015



  • Academic Article



  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4605199

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302675

PubMed ID

  • 26378859

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2237

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  • 44


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