To date, we have awarded approximately 140.4 million to support 683 projects advancing patient-centered outcomes research/comparative clinical effectiveness research (PCOR/CER) through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award program, including:

  • An initiative led by University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc. to create a patient-centered CER agenda that represents various stakeholder priorities and needs that guide decision making about COVID-19, including vaccines
  • A convening led by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance in partnership with the National Network of Depression Centers to build a better understanding of patient/peer priorities for PCOR/CER about depression and health comorbidities, identify gaps in currently funded CER, and embed the voice of those with lived experience in shaping future CER
  • A project led by Baylor College of Medicine to increase student stakeholders’ knowledge and skills for PCOR/CER focused on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and well-being among Hispanic college students and increase PCOR/CER capacity among scientists at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
  • An undertaking led by Augusta University Research Institute, Inc. to build capacity for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, clinicians, and payers/regulators to agree on desired outcomes to support PCOR/CER and deliverables relevant to PCOR/CER conducted in the US health system
  • A project led by The Research Foundation for The State University of New York to build the capacity of relevant stakeholders and researchers to partner in the planning, completion, and dissemination of PCOR/CER studies to address perinatal mental health inequities among Black and Indigenous communities

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Posted: February 2015; Last updated: May 2022

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