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
We are pleased to announce that the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the 2018 PCRC Investigator Development Pilot Program is now available: http://palliativecareresearch.org/funding/funding-opportunities/pilot-funding.
Interest Letters (required) are due June 1, 2018 @ 5pm Pacific and the full application is due July 16th, 2018 @ 5pm Pacific. Interest Letters and applications must be submitted electronically to Carey Candrian (email@example.com).
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to
Over the past few years, we have handled the large number of applications by reviewing some of the applications in an overflow standing special emphasis panel (ZRG1 NRCS-V 08). We are happy to announce that we have established a second study section, and will begin running two separate study sections beginning with the June and July 2018 application deadlines. NRCS will review applications focused on the clinical management of patients in varied institutional and specialty care settings including patients residing at home but receiving active treatment, and families served by certified hospice
OBSSR in coordination with a number of NIH Institutes and Centers and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, are hosting the Training Institute for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH) to provide participants with a thorough grounding in conducting dissemination and implementation (D&I) research in health across all areas of health and health care. In 2018, the institute will utilize a combination of a 4-month online course (six modules with related assignments) between August 13 and November 30 , 2018, and a 2-day in-person training to be held December 6-7, 2018, in
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