Overview

On August 7-8, 2017, the National Institute of Nursing Research and partners presented: "The Science of Caregiving: Bringing Voices Together" Summit.

The Summit provided perspectives across the spectrum of caregiving, including the importance of caregiving across the lifespan as well as current and future directions for research to improve the health of patients and caregivers.

The summit brought together an audience of researchers, advocates, healthcare providers, educators, and others interested in the science of caregiving.

Read the NINR Director's Message about the summit.

Videocast

The program for day 1—which featured keynote speaker Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of PBS NewsHour, as well as plenaries on caregiving challenges and policy issues—is available at https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=26026&bhcp=1. Timecodes are provided below to help you move between segments.


Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Patricia A. Grady -  00:00:00
Keynote Address by Judy Woodruff - 00:12:02
Introduction to Day 1 by C. Grace Whiting - 00:52:00
Plenary Session 1: Issues and Challenges in Caregiving - 01:04:20
Plenary Session 2: Creating Change in Caregiving: Research to Policy - 02:40:45
Summary of Day 1 Discussion by C. Grace Whiting - 04:06:54

The program for day 2—which explored caregiving issues related to children, teens, and young adults; serious illnesses and chronic conditions; and dementia and alterations in cognition—is available at https://videocast.nih.gov/summary.asp?Live=26030&bhcp=1.


Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Patricia A. Grady - 00:00:00
Introduction to Day 2 by Dr. Laura Gitlin - 00:06:38
Plenary Session 3: Caregiving Research Focused on Children, Teens, and Young Adults - 00:21:00
Plenary Session 4: Caregiving Research Focused on Acute, Serious Illnesses and Conditions - 01:50:47
Plenary Session 5: Caregiving Research Focused on Chronic Conditions/Dementia/Alterations in Cognition - 03:24:05
Closing Keynote Address by Dr. Laura Gitlin - 04:59:40
Closing Remarks by Dr. Marguerite Littleton Kearney - 05:25:38

Agenda

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Day One, August 7

11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.

Registration

 

12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Welcome

Dr. Patricia A. Grady, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research

12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.Introduction of Judy WoodruffDr. Lawrence A. Tabak
Principal Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Keynote Address

Ms. Judy Woodruff, Keynote Speaker, PBS NewsHour

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Introduction to Day 1

Ms. Gail Hunt, Director of Ceremonies, President and CEO, National Alliance for Caregiving

1:15 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Plenary 1: Issues and Challenges in Caregiving

 

2:50 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.

Break

 

3:05 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Plenary 2: Creating Change in Caregiving: Research to Policy

 

4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summary of Day 1 Discussion

Ms. Gail Hunt, Director of Ceremonies, President and CEO, National Alliance for Caregiving

Day Two, August 8

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Registration

 

8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

Welcome

Dr. Patricia A. Grady, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research

8:40 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

Introduction to Day 2

Dr. Laura Gitlin, Director of Ceremonies, Director, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

8:50 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

Plenary 3: Caregiving Research Focused on Children, Teens, and Young Adults

 

10:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Break

 

10:40 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Plenary 4: Caregiving Research Focused on Acute, Serious Illnesses and Conditions

 

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch

 

1:15 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Plenary 5: Caregiving Research Focused on Chronic Conditions/Dementia/Alterations in Cognition

 

2:50 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Closing Keynote Address – Bringing Voices Together

Dr. Laura Gitlin, Director of Ceremonies, Director, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Dr. Marguerite Littleton Kearney, Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs, National Institute of Nursing Research

 

 

Partners

NINR’s partners for this event include the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences’ Office of Rare Diseases Research, the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, the NIH Office of Disease Prevention, and the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health.

Sponsors

Portions of this event are made possible by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, with generous support by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing; Oncology Nursing Society; The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Department of Population Sciences, Division of Nursing Research and Education; and The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).