Recommendations for including or reviewing patient reported outcome endpoints in grant applications

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  • Claire Snyder
  • Alexandra Gilbert
  • David Moher
  • Ellie Daniels
  • Madeleine King
  • Ronald C. Chen
  • Michael Brundage

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Ottawa
  • Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group
  • University of Sydney
  • Queen's University


Patient reported outcomes are increasingly included in research studies to provide the patient perspective. Grant applicants and grant reviewers require guidance on the key information that should be included in funding applications to demonstrate rigorous methods for patient reported outcomes. This paper provides prioritised practical recommendations from an international consortium of experts on patient reported outcomes to inform grant applicants in preparing their research strategies and grant reviewers in evaluating applications.


Original languageEnglish
Article numbern1367
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2021