Stakeholder Views on Streamlined Informed Consent

Stakeholder Views of Streamlined Informed Consent: Options for CER

about the project

This project focused on understanding how patients and stakeholders feel about different waysof being informed about research projects that compare commonly usedtreatments or widely practiced medical procedures.  We used Deliberative Engagement Sessions (DES) to understand patients’ and stakeholder views on three different disclosure/consent approaches to comparative effectiveness research (CER) case studies.

principal investigators

Ruth R. Faden, PhD, MPH
Berman Institute Founder; Philip Franklin Wagley Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Nancy E. Kass, ScD
Deputy Director for Public Health; Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health


Kass NE, Faden RR, Fabi RE, Morain SR, Hallez K, Whicher D, Tunis S, Moloney R, Messner D, Pitcavage J Alternative consent models for comparative effectiveness studies: Views of patients from two institutions

Morain SR, Whicher DM, Kass NE, Faden RR  Deliberative Engagement Methods for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research.

Morain SR, Tambor E, Moloney R, Kass NE,  Tunis S, Hallez K, Faden RR  Stakeholder perspectives regarding alternate approaches to informed consent for comparative effectiveness research