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Is Burnout Preventable? Burnout and Engagement in VA Primary Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Eric Apaydin, PhD, MPP, MS Eric Apaydin, PhD, MPP, MS
Topic: Career Development
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 01/29/2024


Risk and Protective Factors for Burnout among VA Psychotherapists Treating PTSD Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Steven Dobscha, MD Steven Dobscha, MD
Topic: Mental Health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 12/04/2023


Increasing VA Workforce Diversity with a Research Career Pipeline Program for Students from Historically Excluded Groups

Speaker: Cindie Slightam , MPH Cindie Slightam , MPH
Topic: Career Development
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 11/22/2023


Why and How to Incorporate Sex and Gender in VA Research

Elizabeth Goldsmith, MD, MS Elisheva Danan, MD, MPH

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Elizabeth Goldsmith, MD, MS; Elisheva Danan, MD, MPH
Topic: Health Equity
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 10/25/2023


Intervention to Improve Veterans' Engagement in Therapy for PTSD

Speaker: Megan Shepherd-Banigan, PhD, MPH Megan Shepherd-Banigan, PhD, MPH
Topic: PTSD
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 10/18/2023


Past, Present, and Future of QUERI

Speaker: Amy Kilbourne, PhD, MPH Amy Kilbourne, PhD, MPH
Topic: Implementation
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/14/2023


Building the Evidence on Under-Recognized Populations

Speaker: Guneet Jasuja, PhD, MPH Guneet Jasuja, PhD, MPH
Topic: Health Equity
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/13/2023


Risk and Protective Factors for Burnout among VA Psychotherapists Treating PTSD Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Craig Rosen, PhD Craig Rosen, PhD
Topic: PTSD
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/30/2023


CONDUIT Study: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

Speaker: Anne Black, PhD Anne Black, PhD
Topic: Substance use disorder
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/10/2023


What is the Right Mix? Variation in the Proportion of Primary Care Delivered via Video for Veterans with Common Chronic Conditions

Speaker: Jacqueline Ferguson, PhD, MS Jacqueline Ferguson, PhD, MS
Topic: Telehealth
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/28/2023


Increasing Use of Video Telehealth among Veterans Experiencing Homelessness with Substance Use Disorder

Speaker: Lynn Garvin, PhD, MBA Lynn Garvin, PhD, MBA
Topic: Homelessness
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/25/2023


VA Telehealth’s Widening Rural-Urban Divide During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Lucinda Leung,  MD, PhD, MPH Lucinda Leung, MD, PhD, MPH
Topic: Access
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 03/09/2023


Using Implementation and Quality Improvement Strategies in VA

Speaker: Joel Boggan, MD, MPH Joel Boggan, MD, MPH
Topic: Quality Improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 03/07/2023


Understanding VA Emergency Department Care Quality through a Unique Lens—Ambulance Visits

Speaker: David Chan, MD, PhD David Chan, MD, PhD
Topic: Quality Improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/28/2022


Care Fragmentation in VA Home Based Primary Care

Speaker: Samuel Edwards, MD, MPH Samuel Edwards, MD, MPH
Topic: Care Coordination
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 08/25/2022


The Long Game: A Career Dedicated to System-wide Change for Veterans with SUD

Speaker: Hildi Hagedorn,  PhD Hildi Hagedorn, PhD
Topic: Substance use disorder
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 08/15/2022


Evaluating Clinician Experiences with VA Electronic Health Record Modernization

Speaker: Seppo Rinne,  MD, PhD Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD
Topic: Patient Safety
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/25/2022


Building Resiliency, Quality, and Retention into VA’s Cardiac Cath Labs

Speaker: Heather  Gilmartin, PhD, NP Heather Gilmartin, PhD, NP
Topic: Quality Improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/29/2022


In Conversation: Fireside Chat with Kristin Mattocks and Rani Elwy

Kristin Mattocks, PhD, MPH Rani Elwy, PhD, MS

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Kristin Mattocks, PhD, MPH; Rani Elwy, PhD, MS
Topic: Career Development
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 03/23/2022


Evaluating the Transitioning Servicemember Support Program

Speaker: Joe Geraci, PhD Joe Geraci, PhD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 12/09/2021


The Impact of COVID-19, Social Distancing, and Mental Health

Speaker: Bryann DeBeer, PhD Bryann DeBeer, PhD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 11/10/2021


Partnering to Increase Veteran Safety: Fall Prevention and Nursing Unit Design

Ron Shorr, MD, MS Gary Fischer

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Ron Shorr, MD, MS; Gary Fischer
Topic: Patient Safety
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 10/25/2021


Evaluating Prophylactic Anticoagulant Therapy Effectiveness for Treating COVID-19

Speaker: Christopher Rentsch, PhD Christopher Rentsch, PhD
Topic: Infectious Diseases
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 09/17/2021


Using Temperature to Improve COVID-19 Infection Control

Speaker: James Rudolph, MD James Rudolph, MD
Topic: Infectious Diseases
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 08/26/2021


Understanding VA’s Vaccination Program in VA Community Living Centers

Speaker: James Rudolph, MD James Rudolph, MD
Topic: Infectious Diseases
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 08/26/2021


Veterans' Voices: Mark Flower

Speaker: Mark Flower
Topic: Veteran engagement
Series: Veterans' Voices
Date: 08/10/2020


Newly-separated Women Veterans' Use of VA and Community Care

Speaker: Laurel Copeland, PhD Laurel Copeland, PhD
Topic: Women's health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 08/03/2020


Making the Most of Engagement: Listening to Stakeholders

Speaker: Joe Francis, MD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 08/03/2020


Assessing Veterans' Experiences of Healthcare System Hassles: VA vs. Community Care

Speaker: Polly Noel, PhD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/29/2020


Veterans' Experiences Using both Care in the Community and VA Care

Speaker: Christopher J. Miller, PhD
Topic: Access
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/27/2020


Women Veterans' Experiences in Obtaining VA Mental Health

Speaker: Fernanda Rossi, PhD
Topic: Women's health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/20/2020


Evidence-Based PTSD Treatment: Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy

Speaker: Becca Sripada, PhD
Topic: PTSD
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/20/2020


A Community Network Approach to Supporting Veterans at Risk for Suicide

Speaker: Ivette (Maggie) Freytes, PhD Ivette (Maggie) Freytes, PhD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/13/2020


Leveraging Data Analytics to Improve VA Care

Speaker: Joe Francis, MD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 07/13/2020


Veterans' Voices: A Veteran's Experience of Working in VA Research

Speaker: Kevin Payne
Topic: Access
Series: Veterans' Voices
Date: 07/06/2020


Media Influence on Veterans' Perceptions of VA Care

Speaker: Audrey Jones, PhD
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 06/29/2020


Research Into Gulf War Illness

Speaker: Lisa McAndrew, PhD Lisa McAndrew, PhD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 06/23/2020


Understanding Veterans' Experiences of Trauma-focused PTSD Therapy

Speaker:  Shannon Kehle-Forbes, PhD Shannon Kehle-Forbes, PhD
Topic: PTSD
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 06/15/2020


Post-Incarceration Outcomes for Veterans with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Challenges

Bo Kim, PhD Keith McInnes, ScD, MS

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Bo Kim, PhD; Keith McInnes, ScD, MS
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 06/09/2020


Optimizing Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

Speaker: Hildi Hagedorn, PhD
Topic: Substance use disorder
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 06/03/2020


Engaging Rural Dwelling Veterans in VA Mental Health Treatment

Speaker: Karen Seal, MD. MPH
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/26/2020


Homeless and Vulnerable Veterans' Experiences of Primary Care

Allyson Varley, PhD, MPH Stefan Kertesz, MD

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Allyson Varley, PhD, MPH; Stefan Kertesz, MD
Topic: Homelessness
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/19/2020


Moral Reconation Therapy for Justice-Involved Veterans

Speaker: Dan Blonigen, PhD Dan Blonigen, PhD
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 05/11/2020


Participating in VA Research: A Veteran's Perspective

Speaker: Becca Keller
Topic: Access
Series: Veterans' Voices
Date: 05/05/2020


Improving Veterans' Safety: Excess Medication Management

Speaker: Amy Linsky, MD, MSc Amy Linsky, MD, MSc
Topic: Quality improvement
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/28/2020


Understanding LGBTQ Veterans' Risk for Homelessness

Ann E. Montgomery, PhD, MSW John Blosnich, PhD, MPH

Speaker(s): (from left to right) Ann E. Montgomery, PhD, MSW; John Blosnich, PhD, MPH
Topic: Homelessness
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/21/2020


Understanding Who's at Risk for Food Insecurity

Speaker: Alicia Cohen, MD, MSc Alicia Cohen, MD, MSc
Topic: Mental health
Series: Investigator Insights
Date: 04/14/2020


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