Researcher Training and Workforce Development in Methods and Standards for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Studies (R25)


This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) invites applications for grants to develop, implement, and evaluate an education program for researchers on methodologies and methodological standards used to conduct comparative clinical effectiveness and/or patient-centered outcomes research (CER/PCOR). The purpose of this initiative is to build capacity in the national scientific workforce to conduct high quality CER/PCOR studies. Applicants will develop innovative programs that accommodate the educational needs of a respective professional field, employment setting, and/or researcher community. An education program must have multiple components and include basic, advanced, and experiential training opportunities. Programs may focus on the design and analysis of systematic reviews, technology assessments, observational studies, registries, clinical trials, and/or other approaches to CER/PCOR. Research methods guides produced by AHRQ and methodology standards adopted by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute are among the content materials that may be used to develop education program components.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/28/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Office: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
NIH OER Webmaster
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $500,000.00


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