HOST: David Bernstein, MD/MBA Student, University of Rochester
With the continued rising cost of healthcare, value-based healthcare- commonly defined as health outcomes achieved per dollar spent - is becoming of increasing interest to many stakeholders. As this movement progresses, there has been a growing interest in patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to better capture those outcomes that matter most to patients. In order to ensure healthcare systems continue to move toward sustainability, there is a large need for continued PROMs research, especially with validated, universal PROMs such as the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS). It is critical that medical and other health services graduate students are involved in this research at the onset of the training, as they are the future of healthcare innovation and delivery. In this webinar, one medical student will share his view on PROMIS in the setting of his undergraduate medical education, how he became involved in ground-breaking PROMIS research, tips on how to include trainees in PROMIS research, and the career-changing mentorship and skills he acquired because of PROMIS.