What: PCRC New Member Orientation Webinar When: Friday, June 10th, 2016, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern Daylight Time Step 1: Click this link on your computer: https://webmeeting.ucsf.edu/orion/joinmeeting.do?ED=WePyIdX-ZWHzbY77zRq3kg== Step 2: Connect to the audio portion of the meeting. Either: · Let the system call your phone (you will receive prompts once you have clicked on the link above and joined the meeting) · Call in directly, using this phone number: +1 415-514-1000; Access Code: 993 729 099 IMPORTANT NOTE: You must have the WebEx Meeting plugin downloaded to your computer in order for WebEx
The Investigator Development Center is organizing Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to link PCRC investigators who are interested in collaborating around palliative care research topics. The goal is to connect researchers with similar interests to create communities for collaborating and networking, problem-solving, and sharing resources. Sign up for the current SIGs here. To express interest in the creation of a new SIG, PCRC members can click here to weigh in on topics.
There is an open call for applications to participate on the PCRC’s Steering Committee, Membership Committee, Face-to-Face Planning Task Force, and the newly formed Publication Committee. You can also apply to be an ad-hoc Scientific Review Committee or pilot grant reviewer. Each of these PCRC committees/task forces will be seeking new representatives in 2016, so we look forward to receiving applications from all who are interested! (If you have previously submitted an application for one or more, there is no need to re-submit; we have your application on file.) For details on PCRC committee
Vice President Biden’s recent announcement of a National Cancer Moonshot Initiative has brought renewed attention to the experiences of those living with cancer and their caregivers. Though many have touted this as a “cancer cure” initiative, we in the palliative care research community understand that the experience of cancer, independent of the outcome, is a life-changing event, and should also be an areas of focus for research. This requires additional investments in palliative care research, above the 1% funding from federal agencies. The National Cancer Institute recently opened for
Two Intensives are planned for 2016: The first was held January 11-13, 2016. The second is May 3-5, 2016. Applications for the May Intensive application process is closed. Please check for future opportunities! When: May 3-5, 2016 (Noon on 5/3 until noon on 5/5) Where: Denver, Colorado - hotel located near airport Click here for more information on the Investigator Development Center and Intensives.
The PCRC wants to collaborate with you to facilitate meaningful and succsessful palliative care research by using its resources to facilitate your study. NIH Deadlines (rapidly approaching!) February 5, 2016 for RO1s February 15, 2015 for R21s Resources available through the PCRC: identification of study sites access to outstanding methodologic resources through PCRC cores centralized site management and training support for building and managing your study database How to make this happen? Contact Carey Candrian and Molly Gavigan on or before MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2015
Dr. Jean Kutner directs this Institutional NRSA (T32) focused on training investigators in research relevant to older adults with serious illness. The goal of this T32 is to prepare trainee candidates for careers as palliative care researchers. We are now accepting applications for a position beginning January 2017. It is recommended that potential applicants contact Dr. Kutner (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to submitting an application. Goals and Objectives Curriculum All T32-funded trainees will be postdoctoral physician scientists or PhD scientists who have indicated substantial interests