The goal of this funding initiative is to support patient- and caregiver-centered, comparative clinical effectiveness research to generate important findings that will aid decision making about symptom management in advanced illness. PCORI seeks to fund multiple high quality clinical studies that compare the effectiveness of evidence-based treatments for relief of common symptoms experienced by patients with serious, advanced illness. The mission of the PCORI is to improve the quality and relevance of evidence available to help patients, caregivers, clinicians, employers, insurers, and policy
This unique program provides Scholars with 5 to 7 years of support as an independent principal investigator in the NIH Intramural Research Program, followed by three years of continued financial support, either at the NIH or at an outside medical center/research institution. Qualifications/eligibility Candidates must have a clinical doctoral degree (MD, MD/PhD, DO, DDS, DMD, RN/PhD or equivalent) and a professional license to practice in the United States. The program is intended for investigators at the early stages of their independent careers, and at the time of application, candidates must
The University of Louisville School of Medicine’s Interdisciplinary Program for Palliative Care and Chronic Illness has received funding for Training in Interprofessional Education for Palliative Care in Oncology from the National Cancer Institute to assist in developing interprofessional education curricula. A national training program, iPEX (InterProfessional Education eXchange), is being launched to train, support and provide resources to selected faculty teams. We invite you to join a national training program in Interprofessional Education for Supportive Care in Oncology. This project
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-18-585 CFDA Number: 93.866 National Institute on Aging (NIA) invites applications for pragmatic trials for dementia care in Long-term Services and Support (LTSS) settings which will: (1) be designed to address practical comparative questions faced by Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and AD-related dementia (ADRD) patients, clinicians and caregivers (both paid and unpaid); (2) include broad and diverse populations; and (3) be conducted in real-world settings. These trials are intended to produce results that can be directly adopted by healthcare providers, patients or
Types of studies may include innovative methods or approaches such as qualitative, mixed methods, observational, quasi-experimental, and experimental with focus on individual- and family-centered outcomes. It is strongly encouraged that the investigative teams be interdisciplinary and include nurse scientists and early stage investigators. Investigators are also encouraged to consider using existing palliative care research networks, such as the Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group, to carry out small, multi-site trials when appropriate. For more information, visit: https://grants.nih
The Cambia Health Foundation recently expanded the Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program to include emerging leaders in palliative care who are physicians, nurses, social workers, physician assistants, chaplains, psychologists, pharmacists and other health system professionals. The goal is to be a catalyst for system and culture change by developing palliative care leaders who put patients and families first so that they can live well in the face of serious illness. We recognize that passionate leaders who can move the field forward come from diverse backgrounds and multiple disciplines. The
PCRC Leaders Jean Kutner and Christine Ritchie are two of the thirty recently named Visionaries in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine established this honor to recognize individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the field of hospice and palliative medicine. Several other PCRC members were also honored. Click here to view the full list of visionaries.
Research Methods Resources A New Website from the NIH Office of Disease Prevention Presented by David Murray, Ph.D. Associate Director for Prevention Director of the Office of Disease Prevention Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon ET This webinar will provide a guided tour of the new website, Research Methods Resources, and discuss its relevance to the changes in NIH requirements for applications for clinical trials submitted on or after January 25, 2018. It will include examples to illustrate the use of the sample size calculator for group- or cluster-randomized trials