On August 8, 2018, The Assembly of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Educators presents Integrating Research Into Osteopathic Clinical Practice. This webinar will help clinical practitioners introduce research with osteopathic orientation into their practice. Additionally, it will serve as a resource for those in academic medicine, particularly those who work closely with residencies in osteopathic recognition. A review of the current osteopathic research will be presented, followed by a discussion of challenges and barriers to osteopathic scholarly activity and sharing of strategies to help initiate research and resources for existing research, funding, grant writing, and more. Register here.
Storing, managing, standardizing and publishing the vast amounts of data produced by biomedical research is a critical mission for the National Institutes of Health. In support of this effort, on June 4, NIH released its first Strategic Plan for Data Science that provides a roadmap for modernizing the NIH-funded biomedical data science ecosystem. Over the next year, NIH will begin implementing its strategy, with some elements of the plan already underway. NIH will continue to seek community input during the implementation phase.
Cigna World of Difference Grants | The Cigna Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for individuals everywhere to achieve the best possible health. To pursue this ideal, three central themes define World of Difference Grants: Health Equity, Community Health Navigation, and Partnership. The funder’s overall focus is Health Equity, helping people overcome barriers to their health and well-being related to factors such as ethnicity, race, gender, age, geography, or economic status. Competitive World of Difference applications must include strong partnerships that engage community health workers to interact with targeted patient populations to collaboratively establish innovative health solutions that are sustainable, scalable, and effective.