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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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Learn More About The Pair with PAIR Year 1 Awardees

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Improving the Quality and Frequency of Advance Care Planning Among Hospitalized Patients

 

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

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Study of Therapeutic Exercise in Acute Respiratory Failure to Improve Neuromuscular Disability (STAND)

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

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