The Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has completed an evidence review on Integrating Palliative Care in Ambulatory Care of Noncancer Serious Chronic Illness. The final report is available at the Effective Healthcare Web site. Key findings include: A variety of resources exist, particularly for patient and caregiver education and clinician education and training, but few have been evaluated for effectiveness or implementation. Shared decision-making tools may increase patient satisfaction and advance directive documentation
NIH Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Capstone Conference Join the NIH’s Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Capstone Conference, Ten Years of the Science of Behavior Change Common Fund Program: Celebrating Accomplishments and Looking to the Future, on the afternoons (Eastern) of February 22-23, 2021. The goal of the NIH Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Common Fund Program is to advance behavior change research through a focus on mechanisms of change and the integration of basic research with applied/interventional research. The capstone conference will highlight innovative examples of behavior
The PCRC Investigator Development Center's 2021 Pilot Award call for letters of interest (LOI) is open and accepting LOIs from eligible investigators to apply. Please note that the letter of interest is due February 2, 2021 on or before 8 pm ET. Full requirements and further details can be found in the Funding Opportunity Announcement here: https://palliativecareresearch.org/funding-opportunities/pilot-funding-opportunities.
Building Skills to Conduct Embedded Pragmatic Clinical Trials for People Living with Dementia and their Care Partners Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 1:30pm - 4:30pm ET Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 10:00am - 4:30pm ET Applications are now open until January 15, 2021 @ 5:00pm Dear Colleague, The IMPACT Collaboratory will hold its first annual Training Workshop and Retreat, “Building Skills to Conduct Embedded Pragmatic Clinical Trials (ePCTs) for People Living with Dementia (PLWD) and their Care Partners,” on April 7-8, 2021. We are inviting applications from early to mid-career researchers who
The US Deprescribing Research Network (USDeN) has released two funding opportunities that may be of interest to PCRC members. The goal of the USDeN is to support the development and dissemination of evidence about deprescribing for older adults, and through this improve medication use among older adults and the outcomes that are important to them. Funded by the US National Institute on Aging, the network is a community of people united by a shared interest in improving research on deprescribing for older adults. The network’s key activities are designed to provide resources and supports that
Please check out the following NIH funding announcement regarding Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional): https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/pa-20-272.html
The PCRC has formed an exciting collaboration with the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM). PCRC members, Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH and Tamara Somers, PhD, are Co-Editors for JPSM’s new section on Methodological Reviews for Hospice and Palliative Care Research. Dr. Hanson is a Professor of Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Medical Director of Palliative Care at the University of North Carolina. She is a founding member of the Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC) group and currently leads the PCRC Measurement Core. Dr. Somers is an Associate Professor in the Department of
The purpose of this Notice is to indicate NINR's participation in NOT-HL-20-737 "Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Palliative Care in Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases." NINR will accept R01 applications on palliative care research in heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) diseases. NINR supports research across adult and pediatric populations with a focus on the clinical and biobehavioral aspects of acute or chronic advanced heart, vascular, lung and blood diseases, conditions and sleep. NINR has a principal focus on research in symptom management and incorporation of palliative