About Us

Dr. Anne Beal listening at a meeting.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is authorized by Congress to fund and disseminate research that will provide information about the best available evidence to help patients and their healthcare providers make more informed decisions. PCORI’s research is intended to give patients a better understanding of the prevention, treatment, and care options available, and the science that supports those options.

Mission and Vision

Learn what drives our work and what we hope to achieve.

Governance and Leadership

Learn how we were established and what our charter is, and meet our Board of Governors, committee members, and staff.

Operations and Finance

Read about how we do our work, how we’re funded, and what kinds of services we’re seeking through our request for proposal (RFP) process.