The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces its continuing interest in supporting the postdoctoral National Research Service Award (NRSA) individual fellowships (F32) in health services research.
These postdoctoral research fellowships provide opportunities for one to three
years of academic training and/or supervised experience in applying quantitative and/or qualitative research methods to the systematic analysis and evaluation of health care services.
The program emphasizes methodological and research topics that address the mission of AHRQ.
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) updates and supersedes the National Research Service Award:
Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships PA-99-005, published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts on October 16, 199 8. Individuals must submit the application using the Ruth L.
Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Fellowship Form (PHS 416-1, rev.
06/02) available at:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/416/phs41 6. htm See Section IV.1 for application materials.
This FOA will use the individual Postdoctoral Fellowship Award mechanism (F32) issued under the auspices of the Kirschstein-NRSA Act.
While grant awards are made to institutions rather than individuals, this FOA and its instructions are written to potential applicants to inform them of this funding opportunity and facilitate the submission of grant applications.
Eligible organizations include domestic public or private non-profit institutions such as universities or colleges, clinics and hospitals.
For eligible Principal Investigators, see Section III.
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