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Guiding Principles for Community-Engaged Research

The following Guiding Principles for Community-Engaged Research were developed by the University of Rochester Medical Center's Community Advisory Board and were approved in 2008. 

  • Long-term engagement
  • Mutual benefit
  • Mutual respect
  • Shared findings
  • Enhanced community capacity
  • Shared responsibility
  • Evidence-based
  • Collaborative from start to finish*
  • Responsive to community priorities and perspectives*

*These guidelines apply specifically to community-based participatory research.