NIH creates Office of Emergency Care Research – 31 July 2012

Posted on August 2, 2012. Filed under: Emergency Medicine, Knowledge Translation, Research | Tags: , |

NIH creates Office of Emergency Care Research – 31 July 2012

“Will coordinate and foster research and training in the emergency setting

To help improve health outcomes of patients who require emergency care, the National Institutes of Health has created a new Office of Emergency Care Research (OECR). The office is a focal point for basic, clinical and translational emergency care research and training across NIH.

“NIH has supported research to advance emergency care for years; however, now we have a single office to coordinate and foster our activities in this arena,” said NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. “The NIH Office of Emergency Care Research will focus on speeding diagnosis and improving care for the full spectrum of conditions that require emergency treatment.”

Although OECR will not fund grants, it will foster innovation and improvement in emergency care and in the training of future researchers in this field by:”

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