Presentations from the 2010 CUE Annual Membership Meeting, April 15, 2010, Washington, DC

Engagement:  Do People Engage to Get the Care They Need? by Jessie Gruman

  • Keynote: Consumer engagement – Do patients engage with the healthcare system to get the care they need?

Jessie Gruman, President, Center for Advancing Health

Kay Dickersin, Director, US Cochrane Center


Julia Kreis, Harkness/Bosch Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice


  • Who is a consumer, and who gets to decide?
          Presenters: Barbara Warren, CUE representative for National Coalition for LGBT Health; Director, Hunter College Institute for LGBT Social Science and Public Policy
          Tom Hill, Senior Associate, Altarum Institute; Director of Programs, Faces and Voices of Recovery (effective May 2010)
  • Be a peer reviewer: Learn to do a critical appraisal of a Cochrane systematic review
          Presenter: Maryann Napoli, CUE representative and Associate Director, Center for Medical Consumers
  • Living in a world of insufficient evidence or evidence that doesn’t appear applicable to my constituency
          Presenter: Rachael Fleurence, Senior Research Scientist, Center forHealth Economics and Policy, United BioSource Corporation