About Us

Dr. Anne Beal listening at a meeting.

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is authorized by Congress to conduct research to provide information about the best available evidence to help patients and their health care 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 about how we were established, 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 RFP process