Monday, June 24 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
#172 CH: Paving the Path for Family-Centered Design: Caregiver Roles in Medical Product Development

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Component Type: Workshop
Level: Basic

Family caregivers are increasingly important to health care systems. Findings from a national multi-stakeholder summit on the caregiver’s role in medical product development offers new insight for engaging caregivers.

Learning Objectives

Discuss how informal caregivers, such as friends and relatives, support patients with activities of daily living and medical/nursing tasks; Describe existing regulatory pathways for family engagement in clinical trials; Discuss potential frameworks to engage caregivers in medical product development.


Grace Whiting, JD

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Grace Whiting

President and Chief Executive Officer, National Alliance for Caregiving
C. Grace Whiting, J.D., is the President and CEO of the National Alliance for Caregiving, a non-profit committed to advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy. Ms. Whiting has led national and global research including Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 with AARP... Read More →

Monday June 24, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Content Hub Sails Pav San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA