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Let's Discuss: Balancing Fidelity & Adaptation: If We Want More Evidence-Based Practice, We Need More Practice-Based Evidence

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Issues around "fit", "fidelity" and "adaptation" are often, raised discussed, and pondered on R2R.

Fidelity and Adaptation relate to the manner in which the evidence from a research study is brought to practice. There is fidelity if the program is implementation very similar to how it was originally designed and there is adaptation when there are changes made to the process and content of the program to fit to a particular context. In most cases, contextual factors can influence the ability to maintain fidelity as well as the need for adaptation. 

As part of the Advanced Topics in Implementation Science webinar series, we invited Drs. Larry Green and Rachel Gold join us for a reprisal of their engaging presentation and discussion from this year’s Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH). 

We will post the archive to the presentation next week, but invite you to join the discussion:

Join your perspectives to today's discussion.


It was a great joy to host

It was a great joy to host this session and hope you will take a few minutes to view the archive below and join the discussion.