Keysha Brooker, CHW, MSW, and Shreya Kangovi, MD, MS, from the Penn Center for Community Health Workers, share the importance of understanding a patient’s needs beyond health conditions and explain how community health workers can help address those needs to reduce disparities to improve quality of life in the communities they live in and serve.
Letters of Intent Submission Deadline
September 29, 2020; 5:00 pm ET
Letters of Inquiry Submission Deadline
October 1, 2020; 5:00 pm ET
They include calls for proposals through the Broad and Methods funding announcements, and a targeted announcement on the comparative effectiveness of different brief interventions to reduce suicidality and improve outcomes for youth aged 15 to 24. Letters of Intent are due September 29.
PCORI's Response to COVID-19
Find out about the latest developments, including nine newly funded research awards that
address the COVID-19 public health crisis, and access related reports and FAQs.
Congress's reauthorization of PCORI’s funding included a new provision to ensure our work considers a full range of clinical and patient-centered outcomes. To guide this provision, our Board approved draft principles that are available for public comment.
Suicide rates in the United States have increased rapidly over the past two decades, especially among youth aged 15-24. We are now accepting Letters of Intent for our funding opportunity for brief interventions to prevent suicide among youths.
PCORI has launched a free, self-paced online training for those who are new to health research and want to learn more about the research process. The training is split into modules and uses plain language to describe patient-centered outcomes research.
They will serve on one of five multi-stakeholder panels, which advise the Board, Methodology Committee and staff on research and engagement efforts. The Board also approved the appointment of new chairs and co-chairs for four of the panels.
PCORI has a critical role to play in identifying solutions to the dual public health crises of violence and the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic that are disproportionately claiming the lives of people of color. We stand united with the people of this country to find and implement those solutions.
As part of last winter’s legislation that reauthorized PCORI’s funding for 10 years, Congress included two new research priority areas to address. Our Executive Director, Nakela Cook, MD, MPH, discusses PCORI’s plans in these areas.
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.