May 4th to 7th marks the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Washington D.C. The event is hosted by the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Academic Pediatric Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Over the course of four days, pediatric researchers from around the country, as well as from across the world, will gather to share their findings.
This year, several teams from PolicyLab, as well as our sister center, The Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE), will be presenting during the annual meeting. PolicyLab’s James Guevara and Marsha Gerdes and team will be presenting their research on Screening for Parental Depression in Urban Primary Care. Kristen Feemster will be presenting on Primary Care Pediatrician Perceptions of Antibiotic Overuse and Parental Pressure to Prescribe. Click here for a list of all the PolicyLab and CPCE presentations at PAS.
Notably, a leadership team from PolicyLab will be leading a three-hour workshop on the PolicyLab approach to research. The presentation – Research to Impact: Strategic Dissemination Skills for Achieving Evidence-Based Health Policy – will be led by Cynthia Mollen, James Guevara, Marsha Gerdes, Sarah Zlotnik, and PolicyLab Co-Director Kathleen Noonan. During the workshop, attendees will be guided through how to strategically think about framing research so that it will have the highest likelihood for policy impact. Attendees will walk away with tangible new skills, including how to:
Click here for a flyer with details about the workshop.