The PAIR with PAIR pilot program will commence in 2020. Further details to come.
Notice of award:
Pilot project period:
> 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
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
> Research staff support
> Study-related expenses
Please email your documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
A brief biographical sketch (1 -2 paragraphs) detailing your background, training, and interests. You may also submit an NIH-formatted biosketch.
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)
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.