Patient-Scientists: A Valuable Perspective in Medical Research

Lab Medicine Rounds

Aug 19 2022 • 13 mins


0:00 Intro

01:01 What is a patient-scientist?

01:36 What’s the perspective of value they can bring to the table?

03:57 What has surprised you the most about this experience of being a patient-scientist?

08:05 Since you have shared this, what has been your experience interacting with the research community?

08:57 What are your reflections about how the medical community should understand about developing these relationships, seeking out or welcoming patient scientists in their research, interest or questions?

10:46 What’s been your own experience when you go to patient or research conferences, what is your experience like in those situations given you’re on both sides?

12:34 Outro


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