About Us

Knowledge, Evaluation and Research (KER)

The Knowledge and Evaluation Research (KER) Unit focuses on discovery, translation, and dissemination of health services research for patients and society.

KNOWLEDGE SYNTHESIS RESEARCH:

Conducting systematic reviews and subsequent meta-analyses, and understanding how knowledge gets produced and diffused.

SHARED DECISION MAKING:

Drawing on user-centered design to create conversation tools for patients and clinicians to use together to make treatment choices in line with patient values and preferences.

MINIMALLY DISRUPTIVE MEDICINE:

Working across health care delivery to pursue patient goals with the least possible health care footprint on their lives.

DISSEMINATION & IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH:

Seeking to understand evidence-based methods to imbed the best patient-centered care nationally and internationally across networks.