Join us as we highlight PCORI's proposed National Priorities for Health, our work to address issues relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and results from PCORI-funded studies. Breakout sessions will cover a range of topics, including health equity and disparities. Register today!
A set of new Evidence Updates—which highlight findings of a recent PCORI-funded study comparing the benefits and harms of the two most common types of bariatric surgery—can help clinicians and patients work together to make informed decisions about weight loss surgery. Learn more
PCORI has approved nearly $11 million in new funding for two new studies comparing ways to reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among workers in skilled nursing facilities and other long-term care settings. The studies are based in New Hampshire and Washington state. Find out more
Asthma is a common chronic illness among children in the US, with disproportionate impact among racial and ethnic minorities. A PCORI-funded study assessed two ways to manage mild persistent asthma in children and teens. View our Evidence Updates for parents and clinicians. Learn more
At its July 2021 meeting, the Board approved significant funding for studies to address urgent health problems, including $33 million to strengthen pre- and post-natal care for Black women and $58 million to assess strategies to prevent youth suicide. Find out more
Depression is common in people who are on dialysis and can affect kidney health, as well as overall well-being. A recent PCORI-funded study looked at how well two treatments for depression work for people on dialysis. View our Evidence Updates for clinicians and patients. Learn more
To support diverse research teams, PCORI is pleased to announce the release of a new, free website that offers evidence-based information and more than 50 resources in two key areas: engaging stakeholders and working as a team. Learn more
In her latest Leadership Perspective, Executive Director Nakela L. Cook, MD, MPH, discusses her commitment to enhancing our work against racism, bias, and discrimination and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Read more