PROMS Summit, Propelling Equity through PROMS

May 5, 2022


Please note There is no cost for Mass General Brigham and Mass General Brigham affiliates to attend. You will not be charged when registering.

The annual PROMs Summit this year will highlight equity through PROMs. The summit will include keynotes from national PROMs experts Cleo A. Samuel-Ryals, PhD and Ethan Basch, MD, MSc., and updates on the advances in PROMs data collection and clinical usage. Participants will also have an opportunity to select a session of their choice including - Implementation Science, Data/Analytics/Research, and PROMs in Support of Care. Log in as a Mass General Brigham employee to register at no cost.


Target Audience

This activity is intended for clinical, research, and administrative staff from across the MGB network, and external audience from other health care systems who participate in the Patient Reported Outcomes collaborative and patient reported outcomes Epic collaborative.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe advances in PROMs data collection, availability and clinical usage over the last few years, in particular advances at Mass General Brigham in the last 24 months.
  2. Identify potential strategies for successful PROMs integration in clinical practice
  3. Identify transferrable methods that PROMs can dramatically surface disparities in the provision of equitable medical care

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Mass General Brigham and Quality and Patient Experience

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 5.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/05/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/05/2022 - 1:45pm EDT


8:00 AM

Nadine Jackson McCleary, MD, MPH


Equity and PROMs
Thomas Sequist, MD, MPH


State of PROMS
Rachel Sisodia, MD


Equity-Focused PROMs Research Abstract Winner Presentations
Nadine Jackson McCleary, MD, MPH

  1. Methods and Practices
      Harrison Hubbell
  2. Sports Medicine
      Miho Tanaka, MD
  3. Urology
      Mara Koelker, MD
  4. Ophthalmology
      Grayson W. Armstrong, MD, MPH



  Nadine Jackson McCleary, MD, MPH




Cleo A. Samuel-Ryals, PhD


Panel - Health Leaders Leveraging PROMs to Deliver Equitable Care
  Facilitator: Allison S. Bryant, MD MPH
  Esteban Fabian Gershanik, MD MPH MSc
  Sarah Hudson Scholle, MPH DRPH
  Manisha Verma, MD MPH


Preview of Afternoon and Adjourn for Lunch Break

12:00 PM  

Breakout Session Workshops

  1. Implementation Science
      Michael Hassett, MD, MPH & Justin Dean Smith, PhD
  2. Data/Analytics/Research
      Facilitator: Andrea Pusic, MD
      John Orav, PhD & Maria Edelen, PhD & Harrison Hubbell
  3. PROMs in Support of Care (Nursing)
      Facilitator: Therese Marie Mulvey, MD
      Robert Knoerl, PhD, RN & Donna L. Berry, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN

Recap and Introduction of Keynote
Nadine Jackson McCleary, MD, MPH


Ethan Basch, MD, MSc

1:45 PM


United States

Nadine Jackson McCleary, MD, MPH – Course Director
Assistant Medical Director,
Mass General Brigham PROMs Program;
Medical Director Patient Reported Data Program,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute;
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

Grayson W. Armstrong, MD, MPH
Director, Ophthalmology Emergency Services,
Mass Eye & Ear

Ethan Basch, MD, MSc
Richard M. Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Medical Oncology,
Chief, Division of Oncology,
Physician-in-Chief, NC Cancer Hospital;
Professor, Health Policy and Management, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health;
Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center;
Co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Lineberger 

Donna L. Berry, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics,
Adjunct Professor, Urology,
Health Informatics Endowed Professor in Nursing,
Co-Director, Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies Graduate Program,
University of Washington, Seattle

Allison S. Bryant, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Director for Health Equity,
Mass General Brigham;
Frederic D. Frigoletto, MD Endowed Chair,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology,
Harvard Medical School

Maria Edelen, PhD
Lead Investigator,
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Esteban Fabian Gershanik, MD, MPH, MSc
Medical Director for Quality Safety and Equity,
Associate Physician,
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Michael Hassett, MD, MPH
Chief Quality Officer,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute;
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

Harry Hubbell
Senior Healthcare Data Analyst, Quality & Patient Experience,
Mass General Brigham

Robert Knoerl, PhD, RN
Nurse-Scientist, Phyllis F. Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute;
Instructor, Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

Mara Koelker, MD,
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Alice C. Lorch, MD, MPH
Associate Chief for Quality for the Department of Ophthalmology,
Massachusetts Eye and Ear;
Director of Ophthalmology Residency Training Program,
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology,
Harvard Medical School

Therese Marie Mulvey, MD
Director of Breast Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) North Shore Cancer Center;
Director of Quality Safety and Value,
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Network Affiliates

John Orav, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital;
Associate Professor of Medicine (Biostatistics),
Harvard Medical School

Andrea Pusic, MD
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Director, Patient-Reported Outcomes, Value & Experience (PROVE) Center,
Joseph E. Murray Professor of Surgery,
Harvard Medical School

Cleo A. Samuel-Ryals, PhD
Head of Health Equity and Health Disparities Research,
Flatiron Health

Sarah Hudson Scholle, MPH, DrPH
Vice President of Research & Analysis,
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Thomas Sequist, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer,
Mass General Brigham;
Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy,
Harvard Medical School

Rachel Sisodia, MD
Senior Medical Director for Specialty Care and Patient Reported Outcomes,
Mass General Brigham;
Medical Director,
Massachusetts General Physicians Organization;
Associate Professor,
Harvard Medical School

Justin Dean Smith, PhD
Associate Professor,
Department of Population Health Sciences,
Division of Health Systems Innovation and Research,
University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine

Miho Tanaka, MD
Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon,
Director, Women's Sports Medicine Program,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Manisha Verma, MD, MPH
Associate Chair, Clinical Research,
Department of Medicine,
Einstein Healthcare Network

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Nursing Statement

Mass General Brigham designates this activity for 5 Nursing contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 5.00 Participation


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$125 for external participants
No fee for Mass General Brigham Employees


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