Covenant Health Palliative Institute is pleased to announce that the 6th International Seminar of the European Palliative Care Research Centre (PRC) and European Palliative Care Research Network (EAPC RN) will be held for the first time in Banff, Alberta, Canada on December 1-3, 2016. Investigators are invited to register and submit an abstract for oral, poster or protocol development presentation before the deadline of October 14, 2016. Please visit the website ( http://pallres.org/ ) to review the abstract submission criteria or to submit your abstract online. For those submitting protocol
PCORI Announces Funding Opportunity for Community-based Palliative Care Delivery for Adult Patients with Advanced Illnesses and their Caregivers Key Deadlines Type Funds Available Total Direct Costs LOI: September 14, 2016 Application: December 19, 2016 Merit Review: March 2017 Research Award $48 million · Advance Care Planning: Not to exceed $6M per study · Models of Palliative Care Delivery: Not to exceed $10M per study
The NIH has issued this notice of intent to publish: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-NR-16-004.html We are excited by the opportunity for continued funding for the PCRC and have been working on a plan for “PCRC 3.0”. We will keep the PCRC membership informed regarding these plans as they evolve and look forward to engaging with you to make this the strongest possible submission.
Hearty congratulations to Dr. Lee Ellington, Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Utah for receiving a perfect score on her R01 grant application entitled “Cancer Caregiver Interactions with the Hospice Team: Implications for End of Life and Bereavement Outcomes.” The National Institute of Nursing Research, with secondary funding from the National Cancer Institute awarded Dr. Ellington $2,252,243 over four years to conduct this important study. The PCRC is thrilled to collaborate with her and her team at the University of Utah. Summary of Study: Hospice family
Community-based Palliative Care Delivery for Adult Patients with Advanced Illnesses and their Caregivers Recently, PCORI issued a notice of upcoming funding announcement titled, “Community-based Palliative Care Delivery for Adult Patients with Advanced Illnesses and their Caregivers:” http://www.pcori.org/funding-opportunities/announcement/community-based-palliative-care-delivery-adult-patients-advanced . This is a unique and exciting opportunity for palliative care researchers like you, and for our ever-growing field! For PCORI, the goal of the proposed targeted PFA is to generate evidence to
Implementation Science Presenter: Elaine Morrato, DrPH MPH is the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice at the Colorado School of Public Health. Her research focuses on accelerating the translation of drug warnings into clinical practice. She directs the Pragmatic Trials and Dissemination and Implementation Research program and the Innovation-Corps training program for commercialization in the Colorado Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute. When: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 - 11:00am-12:30pm Eastern Daylight Time *Note this is a 90-minute webinar To Join: Step 1: Click this link on
For the millions of Americans who work in or with the healthcare sector – including clinicians, clergy, social workers, caregivers, and support staff – providing high-quality care for people who are nearing the end of life is a matter of professional commitment and responsibility. ReachMD has partnered with the National Academy of Medicine, part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, to broadcast a new series across the ReachMD network based on the report ‘Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life’. The report is
Early career investigators would you like to incorporate the latest science in health disparities into your own research? The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will host the Health Disparities Research Institute from August 15, 2016, to August 19, 2016. The Institute aims to foster individual research projects of promising scientists and motivated research scholars with the overall goal to stimulate innovative research in the minority health and health disparities sciences. Please forward this message to anyone who may be interested in applying. What the