NINR and its partners invite you to a summit that will provide perspectives across the spectrum of caregiving, including the importance of caregiving across the lifespan, current research as well as future directions for research, and the role of technology to improve the health of both patients and caregivers. The summit will bring together an audience of researchers, advocates, healthcare providers, educators, and others interested in the science of caregiving. The summit will be held August 7–8, 2017 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, please visit: https://www
Effective January 25, 2018, all grant applications with plans to conduct clinical trials must be submitted in response to an FOA which specifically states that clinical trials are allowed. After that date, applications planning a clinical trial that are submitted to a non-clinical trial FOA will be returned without review. For more information, visit: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-17-043.html
A new funding opportunity announcement from AHRQ solicits applications for research projects to develop, test and evaluate measures of shared decision making for research conducted in clinical settings. Shared decision making is a collaborative process in which patients and members of their clinical team make health care decisions that are informed by scientific evidence as well as patients' values and preferences. Each project is expected to produce valid and reliable measures of shared decision making, along with instructions for implementing the measures and documentation on the development
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage applications that propose the complete planning, design, and preparation of the documentation necessary for implementation of investigator-initiated clinical trials. The application should propose the developmental work to be performed that would enhance the probability of reaching definitive outcomes in a clinical trial. For more information, visit: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-133.html
The abstract submission deadline for ASCO's 2017 Annual Meeting is Tuesday, February 7, at 11:59 PM (EST). You can submit up to two regular abstracts and an unlimited number of Trials in Progress abstracts as first author. Authors will be asked to select the topic category that best fits the topic of their research. Visit am.asco.org/abstracts for more information.
Tulane University is seeking Psychology PhD applicants with an interest in palliative care psychology research. The Health Psychology program, which will be entering its 2 nd year, provides a non-clinical doctorate in research and is ideal for applicants interested in psycho-oncology who may be contemplating programs at the intersection of psychology and public health. Psychology PhD students receive five-year nationally-competitive assistantships. New Orleans is a diverse, welcoming, and rapidly expanding city, with warm winters, and a rich culture that thrives on music, entertainment, and