Balancing Fidelity & Adaptation: If We Want More Evidence-Based Practice, We Need More Practice-Based Evidence

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Time: 2:00-3:00 PM EDT

Category: Priority Topic

Fidelity (the degree to which a program is implemented as intended) and adaptation (the degree to which a program’s process and content are changed to fit context) relate to the way evidence from a research study is brought to practice, often influenced by contextual factors. These concepts are discussed in depth with examples.

Presenters

Dr. Lawrence Green

Dr. Lawrence Green

Organization: University of California at San Francisco

Dr. Rachel Gold

Dr. Rachel Gold

Organization: Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research