Join us and members from across the healthcare community virtually from November 17-19 as we highlight our National Priorities for Health, share lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, and explore opportunities to help advance PCORI's mission to improve health outcomes for patients and their families. Join the conversation online with #PCORI2021.
New PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) Open
PCORI is now accepting Letters of Intent for six Research PFAs. They include calls for proposals under the Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research funding opportunity and three Targeted PFAs on these high-burden topics: improving physical and mental functioning across the aging continuum, multimodal treatment interventions on patient-centered outcomes in people with osteoporosis and a history of fractures, and pharmacologic and/or evidence-based nonpharmacologic treatments for the prevention of migraine. Letters of Intent for these PFAs are due by October 5.Apply Read More
Approximately 20 percent of adults in the United States live with chronic pain and finding the best options to treat pain can be challenging for patients and clinicians. PCORI supports dozens of research studies that aim to provide useful information about treatment and preventing opioid use disorders.
Weight loss surgery can help some people with severe obesity lose weight to improve their health, but such surgeries have varying benefits and risks. A new set of Evidence Updates from a recent PCORI-funded study can help clinicians and patients work together to make informed decisions about patient care.
They include support for projects that build communities to participate in patient-centered and clinical effectiveness research, or to disseminate PCORI-funded research evidence and published findings. Letters of Intent are due Friday, October 1 at 5:00 pm ET.
Having fully engaged patients and stakeholders as equal members of research teams is at the core of patient-centered outcomes research. To support diverse teams, this new website offers evidence-based information and resources in two key areas: engaging stakeholders and working as a team.
PCORI, in partnership with Korn Ferry, has launched a national search for a Deputy Executive Director for Patient-Centered Research Programs. Learn more about this new position — which will report to PCORI's Executive Director — and submit an application.
In a new Leadership Perspective and video, PCORI Executive Director Nakela L. Cook, MD, MPH, discusses her commitment to enhancing PCORI's work against racism, bias, and discrimination, and shares what excites her about PCORI's commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute sends weekly emails highlighting results of our funded studies, newly funded research and engagement awards, opportunities to apply for funding, stakeholder workshops, and original feature stories about our funded projects.