Patient-Centered Outcomes Research gives patients the ability to tell their story. By filling out questionnaires that ask about fatigue, pain, stiffness and depression, patients are able to have more in-depth conversations with their rheumatological doctors about the areas in their life that need the most attention. The PCOR initiative and new way of conducting research has brought improved results in patient’s daily life.
Dr. Albayda came to the US in order to receive the best training possible for her career. During her time as a fellow at Johns Hopkins, she was inspired by the excellence all throughout the institution, motivating her to become a permanent doctor at the University. Now, Dr. Albayda specializes in Myositis and is the Director of the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Injection Clinic.