We, the team of the Department of Rheumatology, would like to increase the integration of the patients’ needs and perspectives into our research projects. Patients and / or affected persons should become our research partners.
Research partners can be equal members of the project team and serve not only as data suppliers. They are trained by us in research methodology, accompanied and, depending on the project and tasks, also financially compensated. Research partners can also take on the role of experts: They can inform other patients much better about the respective research project, methods and their disease.
They can be involved from the beginning of a study, the planning phase, all the way through to the final phase.
Further information about the research partner tasks can be found on the website for Patient and Public Involvement
Are you interested in research or would like to become a research partner? Or would you like to participate in future research projects as a study patient? Then contact Kristina Bürki:
You can support our research projects through the USZ Foundation (Ref. “Rheumatology”). Thank you for your support.