Table 1.

Key cultural challenges to a research-ready dialysis environmenta

1.Communication gaps among all stakeholders
2.Mistrust among all stakeholders
3.Lack of buy-in and enthusiasm among clinic personnel, medical providers, and patients
4.Perceived lack of corporate dialysis commitment to research among other stakeholders
5.Insufficient understanding of general research concepts among clinic personnel and patients
6.Unequal relationships between researchers and other stakeholders
  • a As collaboratively identified by workshop attendees.