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The PAIR with PAIR pilot program will commence in 2020. Further details to come.

 

Timeline

Submission deadline:

TBD

Notice of award:

TBD

Pilot project period:

TBD

 

Eligibility

Applicants must:

>  be affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania Health System

 be involved in the care of seriously ill patients

>  be available to meet and correspond with the project team on a regular basis

 have completed residency training, for physicians

Award

The PAIR Center will provide up to $50,000-worth of the following resources to pilot grant awardees:

 

>  Mentorship of a PAIR faculty member

    Study design and oversight

    Manuscript development

>  Research staff support

>  Study-related expenses

 

Submission instructions

Submission:

Please email your documents to pair@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

 

Biographical sketch:

A brief biographical sketch (1 -2 paragraphs) detailing your background, training, and interests.  You may also submit an NIH-formatted biosketch.

 

Research Proposal:

The research proposal should be no longer than one single-spaced page, Arial size 11 font, and include the following sections:

 

>  Background (statement of the problem, its significance, and the impact of the knowledge to be gained)

>  Research question

>  Proposed approach (how will you answer this question? no need to include sample size calculations or analytic plan)

 

Budget:

There is no need to submit a budget document. Successful proposals will be awarded budgets of up to $50,000. The budgets will be prepared by research administrators in the PAIR Center and reviewed with the investigator for his or her approval.

 

Proposals will be judged on the following criteria:

>  Quality of research question

>  Feasibility in 12-month study period with budget of $50,000 or less

>  Potential impact of knowledge to be generated

>  Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to submit proposals utilizing OurCareWishes.org. OurCareWishes.org is a web-based advanced care planning tool, created by PennMedicine.

 

Questions?

Contact pair@pennmedicine.upenn.edu for more information

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