Welcome to the Public and Patient Engagement Collaborative


The Public and Patient Engagement (PPE) Collaborative was established in 2011. Our research and service activities focus on the role of patients and publics in health system policy making and health research, with a specific focus on the evaluation of these efforts. 
This website has been designed as a portal to access the latest research and news from the PPE Collaborative and to share tools for use in practice. Please use the links above to learn more about the PPE Collaborative.
You can also get updates about the PPE Collaborative's work on Twitter.

News and Updates


Interested in engaging older adults as research partners but don’t know where to start? Check out this newly released guidance document on principles and strategies for engaging older adult patients, caregivers or community members in health research. This guide was developed for the MIRA Collaborative on Health & Aging but it offers useful guidance for anyone interested in learning more about the basics of high-quality engagement. 

Check it out here

Matters of Engagement

Julia was a recent guest on Jennifer Johannesen and Emily Nicholas Angl's Matters of Engagement podcast where she discussed evaluating patient engagement and her experiences as a researcher of patient engagement who also partners with patients. You can listen to the podcast here

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An updated version of the Public and Patient Engagement Evaluation Tool (PPEET) was released in 2018. For more information and to download the tool, please see the PPEET page on this site.