Specialized research training programs throughout the US focus on preparing potential candidates in careers in Palliative Care Research. Three nationally known programs are currently available and accepting applications for fellowship trainees. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Palliative Care Research Fellowship Opportunities Flyer
Palliative Care Intensives in Clinical Trials are three-day intensives that seek to provide a foundation in practical aspects involving the conduct of randomized clinical trials in palliative care. They are designed for early career researchers or other mid-career researchers and health professionals interested in developing competence in the planning, design, and execution of randomized clinical trials. When : January 15-17, 2019 (Noon on 1/15 until noon on 1/17) Where : San Francisco, California: San Mateo Marriott – 1770 South Amphlett Blvd, San Mateo, CA Cost : The cost of the program is
On September 12, 2018, NIH held a Workshop on Single IRB (sIRB) Resource and Infrastructure Development. The workshop focused on successful strategies and lessons learned for modifying and enhancing institutional IRB infrastructure for single IRB review of multi-site studies. Use the buttons below to view the agenda, watch the recording, or access additional information including presenter biographies, sIRB policies and resources, and links to watch individual sessions from the workshop. View Agenda Watch Recording More Info
The National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) is soliciting applications for Pilot/Exploratory Project Grants (PEP) and Junior Faculty Career Development Awards (CDA) . Please note that this will be the last year of the Pilot/Exploratory Project Grant Program due to NPCRC’s expansion of CDA funding opportunities in 2019. These RFAs are limited to applications that focus on palliative care research projects for seriously ill patients and their families in one or more of the three specific areas: Exploring the relationship of pain and other distressing symptoms to quality and quantity of
Please join your colleagues on October 11 th at the 4 th Annual Quality Matters Conference, a half-day virtual conference focused on timely issues related to quality of care in palliative care. Co-sponsored by AAHPM, CAPC, NPCRC, PCQN, and GPCQA, the conference will feature twelve national experts, including Plenary Speaker Dr. Jennifer Temel. Last year we had over 800 clinicians, researchers, and administrators join and expect over 1000 this October. Registration for the conference is free to all participants and registrants will receive 4.25 of complimentary CME/ANCC from Duke University.
The 2018 National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education and Research will take place October 11-12, 2018 in San Diego, CA. This meeting will host academicians, clinicians, and students from across the country and world working to advance palliative care. A truly multi-disciplinary event, professions represented include nursing, social work, psychology, speech language pathology, medicine, ethics, chaplaincy, and more. Share your research, find new pedagogical, and/or clinical advances, and network with colleagues. This year’s theme is Quality in Palliative Care: Fusing Education,
This NCI-funded intensive 6-day workshop will provide an overview of fundamental methods, such as study designs, qualitative and survey methods, and approaches to data analysis in supportive oncology research. Over the course of the workshop, participants will write a complete study protocol under the direct mentorship of expert faculty in the field of supportive oncology. Participants will continue to receive assistance after the workshop from their workshop mentors to help in the implementation of their studies at their home institutions. Essential workshop topics include: creation of
Presented by Monica Taljaard, Ph.D. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | 11:00 a.m.–12:00 noon ET The stepped wedge cluster randomized design has seen a rapid increase in popularity over the past decade. It is different than the conventional parallel arm cluster randomized design in that all clusters (e.g., communities, schools, or hospitals), rather than half, receive the intervention. This presentation will: Explain the unique characteristics of the stepped wedge cluster randomized design and its implications for sample size calculation and analysis. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of stepped