Contextual Relevancy and Research Collaborations, PBRNs Foster Partnerships for Pragmatic, Prompt Resolutions

March 04, 2015 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM EST
Larry A. Green, MD, University of Colorado Denver; James J. Werner, PhD, Case Western Reserve University; and Rebecca S. Etz, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

The AHRQ’s Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center hosted a webinar on Wednesday, March 4th from 2:00pm-3:30pm EST. This presentation,  based on three articles from the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (JABFM) PBRN-theme issue, suggested ways in which PBRNs may improve their infrastructure, aptitude, workforce, and reputation through a variety of learning opportunities both within individual PBRNs and across multiple PBRNs.

This Live series activity, AHRQ Practice-Based Research Network Resource Center National Webinars, from 09/10/2014 - 09/10/2015, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This webinar has been approved for 1.25 elective CME credit(s).

Moderator: Rebecca Roper, MS, MPH, Director, Practice-Based Research Network Initiative, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.


Critical Reference Material:

    1. Etz, R. S., Hahn, K. A., Gonzalez, M. M., Crabtree, B. F., & Stange, K. C. (2014). Practice-Based Innovations: More Relevant and Transportable Than NIH-funded Studies. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 27(6), 738-739.
    2. Green, L. A. (2014). Who will establish a proper data model for family medicine and primary care?. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 27(6), 736-737.
    3. Phillips RL, Klinkman M, Green LA. Conference report: harmonizing primary care: clinical classification and data standards. Washington, DC: The Robert Graham Center; 2007. Available from: (PDF - 1,922 KB). Accessed February 2015.
    4. Werner, J. J., & Stange, K. C. (2014). Praxis-based Research Networks: An Emerging Paradigm for Research That is Rigorous, Relevant, and Inclusive. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 27(6), 730-735.

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Last Modified: June 2015