Learn more about our work, the research we fund, and our programs and initiatives.
PCORI's Research Funding
Find out what type of research PCORI supports and what we have funded.
Research Done Differently
We're committed to a new approach to health research. Learn how it’s different.
Better Research Through Engagement
Find out what we mean by engagement, how PCORI engages patients and other healthcare stakeholders, and how we encourage others to do so.
State by State Portfolios of PCORI-Funded Projects
Learn more about awarded projects in various states, including a information about the awardees, community partners, and conditions the studies focus on.
Highlights of PCORI-Funded Research Results
Since PCORI began funding research in 2012, a growing number of our funded research studies have produced important results that are being summarized in leading medical journals and presented at major scientific meetings.
Targeted Funding Announcements
Learn more about our research on specific, high-priority topics likely to have a substantial impact on practice and patient outcomes.
Pragmatic Clinical Studies Initiative
Learn more about this funding opportunity aimed at comparing outcomes of two or more interventions to healthcare issues faced by patients.
Dissemination & Implementation
Read how we’re speeding up the process of getting the word out on results from our funded projects.
PCORI’s initiative to evaluate all relevant completed studies on a question or topic to clarify what is known and what evidence gaps need to be filled.
The PCORI Application Process
Learn how to apply for PCORI funding, with listings of applicant resources, frequently asked questions, and keys for success.
Become a PCORI Peer Reviewer
We encourage interested patients, caregivers, clinicians, researchers, and other healthcare stakeholders to sign on to become Peer Reviewers. We want to ensure that research studies funded by PCORI are held to the highest standards of scientific integrity and usefulness to stakeholders.
Help Wanted - PCORI Reviewers
We invite patients, scientists, and other healthcare stakeholders to help us review applications for funding.
Why Methods Matter
See how we are supporting development and use of best methods for patient-centered outcomes research.
PCORnet - the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network
Learn what networks are part of this coalition and how it will support clinical research.
PCORnet Demonstration Studies
Learn more about how PCORI-funded PCORnet demonstration studies are testing PCORnet's infrastructure and answering key research questions.
PCORnet’s First Observational Studies
Find out more about research to address questions on the treatment and prevention of obesity.
The PCORnet ADAPTABLE Aspirin Study
Read about this study that will help determine the best dose of aspirin to use to prevent heart attacks and strokes in people with heart disease.
PCORI maintains a robust portfolio of patient-centered outcomes research that addresses a variety of high-priority conditions and topics. Find summaries and entry points to explore our research in several of these areas.
Posted: September 30, 2014; Updated: June 16, 2017