National Research Service Awards_Health Services Research Training

To provide predoctoral and postdoctoral training opportunities in health services research.

Individual fellowships will be awarded directly to applicants for postdoctoral research training.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) also cosponsors a predoctoral fellowship program
with NIH to enhance diversity in research.

Domestic institutions will also be awarded grants to enhance predoctoral and post doctoral training programs and provide support to trainees selected by them.

The purpose of these awards is to provide fellows and trainees with both academic training and actual experience in the application of research methods to the systematic analysis and evaluation of the organization, financing, utilization, and delivery of health care services.
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Support is provided for training in the following areas: health services research, research methods (including qualitative research), epidemiology, biostatistics, geriatrics, health administration and public health, medical information sciences, health policy and management, organizational behavior, clinical outcomes and effectiveness, primary care, health care quality, health economics and financing, child health, and vulnerable populations.