ePCT Training Workshop Course Materials


NIH Collaboratory

ePCT Training Workshop

February 20-21, 2018

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Workshop Goals

  1. Provide training to mid- to senior-level investigators who are interested in conducting embedded pragmatic clinical trials (ePCTs)
  2. Pilot the educational materials for investigators and collect feedback on the quality and appropriateness of the materials

Note: All workshop files download as PDFs.


Participant Guide

Participant guide

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Introduction to the Two Case Studies
Gloria Coronado, PhD, and Doug Zatzick, MD

Topic 1: What Are Embedded Pragmatic Clinical Trials?
Part 1, Lesley Curtis, PhD
Part 2, Gloria Coronado, PhD, and Doug Zatzick, MD

Topic 2: Engaging All Stakeholders and Aligning with Healthcare System Partners
Leah Tuzzio, MPH

Topic 3: Designing with Implementation in Mind
Doug Zatzick, MD

Topic 4: Design and Analytic Considerations
Liz Turner, PhD

Topic 5: Regulatory and Ethical Challenges of ePCTs
Kevin Weinfurt, PhD


Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Topic 6: Measuring Outcomes
Rachel Richesson, PhD, MPH, and Lesley Curtis, PhD

Topic 7: Pilot and Feasibility Testing
Wendy Weber, ND, PhD, MPH

Topic 8: Dissemination
Doug Zatzick, MD

Topic 9: ePCT Team Composition
Lesley Curtis, PhD

Topic 10: Developing a Compelling Application
Marcel Salive, MD, MPH


ePCT Training Workshop Course Materials: ePCT Training Workshop Course Materials. In: Rethinking Clinical Trials: A Living Textbook of Pragmatic Clinical Trials. Bethesda, MD: NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory. Available at: https://rethinkingclinicaltrials.org/epct-training-workshop-course-materials/. Updated June 17, 2019.