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    ROCC Sponsored Award Programs

    Learning Health System Research Awards

    The AAMC Learning Health System Champion and Pioneer Research Awards recognize innovations in medical education, care delivery, research, and diversity and inclusion. The research awards recognize institutions that have implemented or wish to enhance capacity of innovative, system-wide processes that improve the opportunity for research.

    AAMC Donaghue Foundation Grants

    Advancing Implementation Science in Community/Academic Partnered Research is a multi-year $660,000 grant to develop, test, and deploy new models for partnership between academic medicine and community organizations focused on the development and rapid deployment of innovative and sustainable interventions that improve population health and address local health hospitals. Past Donaghue Grant programs include:

    • Community/Academic Partnered Research: This funding opportunity, asked researchers to develop proposals focused on the improvement of population health outcomes that actively engage their health system, educational enterprise, and community partners. Learn More.
      • Community Academic Partnerships to Improve Birth Outcomes (Principal Investigator: Wendy Gwirtzman Lane, M.D., M.P.H., University of Maryland School of Medicine)
      • Reducing the Lung Cancer Burden in Northeast Kentucky through an Academic/Community Partnership: A Terminate Lung Cancer (TLC) Study (Principal Investigator: Roberto Cardarelli, D.O., M.P.H., University of Kentucky College of Medicine in partnership with St. Claire Regional Medical Center)

    • Advancing Effectiveness Research and Implementation Science in our Own Backyards: Awarded grantees developed proposals focused on priority health improvement topics that actively engaged their institution’s health system and educational enterprise. 
      • Electronic Health Record Simulation to Improve Communication and Reduce Errors in the ICU (Principal Investigator: Jeffrey A. Gold, M.D., Oregon Health and Sciences University)
      • Bridging the Gap between Operations, Research, and Education: Integrating the HEART Pathway to Improve the Quality and Efficiency of Care for Patients with Acute Chest Pain (Principal Investigator: Simon Mahler, M.D., M.S., Wake Forest Baptist Health)