Patient Orientation

Welcome to the Health in Our Hands Patient Orientation! We have designed this 3-part online orientation for individuals interested in learning about patient and community engagement in research.

Health in Our Hands (HiOH) advisors work with our team to ensure that the patient and community voice is represented in research projects and community engagement efforts. Advisors work alongside researchers, doctors, patients, and caregivers to improve patient-centered research.

If you are interested in more information on how to become a HiOH certified advisor, please email us at

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Clinic Training

This training is targeted for medical assistants and clinical support staff interested in learning the valuable role they can play in engaging patients in research. Watch this training to learn the fundamentals of patient centered research and how this research is important to patient care.

Patient Engagement in Research: A Medical Assistant Training