Call for Nominations: ESRD Patient Reported Outcomes Focus Groups

The University of Michigan Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center (UM-KECC), under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is seeking nominations for dialysis providers to participate on focus groups to develop Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) quality measures in the ESRD dialysis facility setting. UM-KECC will convene focus groups via 2-hour webinar teleconference meetings between March and June 2018 to elicit feedback and suggestions for draft question content for two PRO measure topics: (1) Patient Life Goals and (2) Patient Feeling of Safety.

All nominations require a letter of interest that describes relevant experience in PROs and ESRD patient care. Any conflicts of interest must be disclosed using the form below. A Curriculum Vitae/resume also may be submitted. Please submit all materials to by 5:00 pm ET on February 28, 2018. Contact Jordan Affholter ( with any questions.

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