Fair Market Value Calculator Review Committee

  • M. Suzanne Schrandt, Director, Patient Engagement, Arthritis Foundation
  • Jason Harris, Director, Public Policy, Lupus Foundation of America
  • Dory Kranz, Chief Executive Officer, National Alopecia Areata Foundation
  • Rebekah Angove, Vice President, Patient Experience & Program Evaluation, Patient Advocate Foundation
  • Nancy Law, Chief Executive Officer, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
  • Robyn Carson, Head, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, Global Evidence & Value Development, Allergan

Fair Market Value Calculator Steering Committee

  • Kate Avery, Director of Research, Beyond Celiac
  • John Boyle (and Lynn Albizo), President & CEO, Immune Deficiency Foundation
  • Barbara Collura, President & Chief Executive Officer, RESOLVE
  • Tracy Hart, Chief Executive Officer, Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
  • Louise Vetter , President & Chief Executive Officer, Huntington’s Disease Society of America
  • Ellen Ivey, National Advocacy Policy Director, Strategic Customer Group, Oncology, Solid Tumor, Johnson & Johnson

Tools to Support Sponsor-Patient Engagement: Fair-Market-Value Calculator and Engagement Templates

Tools to Support Sponsor-Patient Engagement: Fair-Market-Value Calculator and Engagement Templates

The NHC wants to ensure that all stakeholders confidently enter into ongoing, compliant, and sustainable engagement efforts that effectively drive health care innovation based on patient and caregiver insights, which must be collected in a trusted and high-quality manner. This project aims to support sustainable agreements between stakeholders and the patient and caregiver community as part of medical product development by:

Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms

Glossary of Patient Engagement Terms


The definitions of these terms, which includes Family Caregiver, Meaningful Engagement, and Patient-Focused Drug Development, stem largely from our patient engagement work, including our ‘Patient-Focused Drug Development -  Recommended Language for Use in Guidance Document Development’ Paper with Genetic Alliance, as well as our Value Rubric, and Representativeness Rubric.


What Do We Mean by Validation of a Measure?

March 20, 2019 - This webinar featured Dr. Eleanor Perfetto, Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, at the National Health Council.

Successful COAs: It all starts with the “concept of interest” and “context of use”

Science of Patient Engagement Symposium

The annual National Health Council (NHC) Science of Patient Engagement Symposium for medical, scientific, and research leaders is a two-day meeting held in the fall each year in Washington, DC (2019 date to be determined). This meeting focuses on the science of patient engagement and was formerly called the Chief Medical/Science Officers Conference. Research leaders share - with a broad scientific audience - their experiences, accomplishments, best practices, and resulting impacts on medicine and science regarding patient centricity.


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