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 email@example.com
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.
Dr. Chris Jones, a palliative care physician, aimed to improve the quality and frequency of advance care planning among patients admitted to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, leveraging the Our Care Wishes online platform, a low-cost, scalable tool built and tested by PAIR faculty in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team at Penn’s Center for Health Care Innovation
Critical care physician Dr. William Schweickert, and critical care nurse strategist, Dr. Juliane Jablonski testED an early mobility intervention among mechanically ventilated patients in 14 ICUs across UPHS