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QUERI was launched in 1998 as part of a system-wide transformation aimed at improving the quality of healthcare for Veterans. Our mission is to improve care using research evidence to improve clinical practice.
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AcademyHealth's Delivery System Science Fellowship

The 2017 application cycle for AcademyHealth's Delivery System Science Fellowship is now open. The Fellowship provides a paid, post-doctoral learning opportunity to help researchers gain applied experience conducting research in delivery system settings. The goal of the year-long fellowship is to provide hands-on training and professional opportunities for highly qualified researchers with a background in health services research or related fields to enhance analytic skills and ultimately increase the capacity of the health services research workforce.

In 2017, Fellows will have the opportunity to train with one often leading delivery systems including the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Quality Enhancement Research Initiative and Health Services Research and Development Service.

If you are interested in learning more or applying for the 2017 AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellowship, please visit the AcademyHealth DSSF application website.

Application Deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017at 11:59 p.m. ET

Submit your intent to Apply form today to start the formal application.

HSR&D Announces New QUERI Programs and Partnered Evaluation (10/18/16)

Instructions for Preparing and Submitting Program Annual and Quarterly Reports (7/21/16)

Instructions for Preparing and Submitting Partnered Evaluation Initiative Annual and Quarterly Reports (7/21/16)

VA QI/IR Ethics & Compliance Toolkit
QUERI is pleased to announce that the VA QI/IR Ethics & Compliance Toolkit is now available on VA SharePoint: http://vaww.portal.gla.med.va.gov/sites/Research/HSRD/CIPRS/QIEthics/Pages/ (please cut & paste this VA-Intranet link into your browser if you are on the VA network)

This site was created by the Center for Implementation Practice and Research Support (CIPRS) with additional support from the HSR&D; Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation and Policy (CSHIIP) as a clearinghouse of ethics and compliance resources for investigators who carry out quality improvement and implementation research. The content is based on available resources from the VA Office of Research Oversight and National Center for Ethics in Health Care websites as well. (9/29/15)

QUERI Contact

To contact QUERI, please an email to vacoqueri@va.gov.