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Recent WorkspacesCustomizable virtual areas to collaborate on a specific project

  • Prostate Cancer Tri-Consortium
    This workspace is being used by three consortia who are working together to better understand the determinants of prostate cancer disparities in Black males.
  • HPV Vaccine Uptake
    The goal of the HPV Vaccine Uptake measures working group is to identify which measures each Cancer Center is using.
  • Health Behavior Theory (HBT)
    The goal of the Health Behavior Theory (HBT) GEM project is to make a significant contribution to the field by identifying and making readily accessible many theoretically driven health behavior measures.  Stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback on these measures.
  • Tobacco Use by Cancer Patients
    This workspace is designed for use by NCI-AACR Cancer Patient Tobacco Use Assessment Task Force, a task force organized by the National Cancer Institute and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). The focus of the task force is the assessment of individual tobacco use in cancer-related settings, whether during screening, diagnosis, treatment, or survivorship.
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) Campaign
    Goal: Identify a core set of brief, practical measures to be recommended for use in electronic health records (EHRs).
  • Distress Measurement Initiative (GEM-DM)
    Goals: 1) Assess which distress measures are being used in research and practice; and 2) Elicit feedback about the quality of current measures used in research and practice through ratings and comments, leading to promotion of the use of common measures.
  • Shared Decision Making
    Goal: To build consensus about the measurement of shared decision making(SDM) in the clinical setting by engaging the SDM research community in a discussion of priority SDM antecedent, process, quality, and outcome constructs and measures.
  • Developing a Global Cancer Stigma Index
    Goal: Test the translation and cultural context of a Spanish language cancer stigma index developed by RAND Corporation for LIVESTRONG.
  • Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD)
    Goal: 1) To identify which measures each Center is using, and 2) to determine comparability of measures across all Centers for use in future studies.
  • GEM-Dissemination and Implementation Initiative (GEM-D&I)
    Goal: Build consensus in the dissemination and implementation (D&I) research and practice community around high-priority process and outcome measures for use in D&I studies.
  • Translation Initiative (TI) Workspace
    Goal: To select and translate measures related to prostate cancer into English, French, and Portuguese.
  • The GEM-Care Planning Initiative (GEM-CP)
    Goal: To build consensus in the survivorship community around high-priority process and outcome measures for use in studies of survivorship care planning.
  • Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication (CECCR) II Workspace
    Goal: Collaborate to vet and share health-related measures, and facilitate analyses using harmonized data.

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Welcome to GEM, a web-based collaborative tool containing behavioral, social science, and other relevant scientific measures.

The goal of GEM is to support and encourage a community of users to drive consensus on best measures and share the resulting data from use of those measures.

GEM enables users to:

  • Add constructs or measures to the database
  • Contribute to and update existing information (metadata) about constructs and measures
  • Rate and comment on measures to drive consensus on best measures
  • Access and share harmonized data
  • Search for and download measures

Learn more about GEM

Check out the Team Science Toolkit blog about GEM
See a recent blog by Richard Moser and Kisha Coa about how GEM can be used to facilitate team science on the Team Science Toolkit website (https://www.teamsciencetoolkit.cancer.gov). Make sure to explore this helpful site that has information and resources that support the practice and study of team science.
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See a recent blog by Richard Moser and Kisha Coa about how GEM can be used to facilitate team science on the Team Science Toolkit website (https://www.teamsciencetoolkit.cancer.gov). Make sure to explore this helpful site that has information and resources that support the practice and study of team science.
Inaugural GEM-inar! GEM Care Planning: Advancing Survivorship Care Planning
In case you missed it, click the link below to watch the first GEM-inar that highlights real-world application and use of GEM. NCI’s Carly Perry, PhD, MA, MSW and University of Pittsburgh’s Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH presented on the GEM-Care planning(GEM-CP) initiative and related science. They shared insights into the GEM-CP platform and movement to develop consensus on measures to evaluate survivorship care planning, and discussed results of the initiative. Original air date: Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Click here to watch the Gem-inar
News
In case you missed it, click the link below to watch the first GEM-inar that highlights real-world application and use of GEM. NCI’s Carly Perry, PhD, MA, MSW and University of Pittsburgh’s Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH presented on the GEM-Care planning(GEM-CP) initiative and related science. They shared insights into the GEM-CP platform and movement to develop consensus on measures to evaluate survivorship care planning, and discussed results of the initiative. Original air date: Thursday, April 17, 2014.

     

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