PAN USA invites pediatricians to participate in a short voluntary survey on how they are educated about and understand plant-based nutrition.

The survey, conducted by PAN USA Research Advisor Dr. Tracy Cushing, will ask questions about your medical education regarding nutrition and your understanding and perceptions of plant-based diets. If you would like to participate, please click the link below. If you would like more information on plant-based nutrition, you can provide your contact information in the survey. You may complete the survey without providing any contact information.



Study Title: Nutrition Education Among Physicians: Barriers to Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Plant Based Nutrition

Principal Investigator: Tracy Cushing, MD, MPH

COMIRB No: 20-1949

Version Date: 8.4.2020

You are being asked to be in this research study because you practice medicine.

If you join the study, you will be asked to complete a survey with questions regarding your understanding of and views on plant-based nutrition.

This study is designed to learn more about medical education on plant-based medicine.

Possible discomforts or risks include a risk of loss of confidentiality. There may be risks the researchers have not thought of.

Every effort will be made to protect your privacy and confidentiality by not collecting any identifying information, other than contact information should you request additional information. You are not required to provide your contact information in order to participate in the study.

You have a choice about being in this study. You do not have to be in this study if you do not want to be.

If you have questions, you can call Tracy Cushing, MD, MPH, at 720-848-6777. You can call and ask questions at any time.

You may have questions about your rights as someone in this study. If you have questions, you can call COMIRB (the responsible Institutional Review Board). Their number is (303) 724-1055.

By completing this survey, you are agreeing to participate in this research study.

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