An article of interest from the Annals of Internal Medicine
An Evidence-Based Guide to Writing Grant Proposals for Clinical Research
S. K. Inouye and D. A. Fiellin
Ann Intern Med
Feb 15, 2005; 274-282.
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Partnership for Clear Health Communication member Pfizer Inc is seeking
proposals for short-term research projects (e.g. 6-12 months) that address whether use of Ask Me 3 is accepted and used by patients and providers, and if it improves provider-patient interactions, health outcomes for patients and office or hospital practice management. There is also a need to determine if acceptance, use and outcomes of Ask Me 3 vary among patients who have different sociodemographic backgrounds, and to determineif optimal implementation and use of Ask Me 3 varies in different practice settings.
Pfizer will provide support for up to three research proposals. Total
costs, including both direct and indirect costs, are limited to $70,000
Ask Me 3 grant applications are due June 1. The online RFP is available
online at the Pfizer Clear Health Communication Web site,
and includes additional details on Ask Me 3 background, scope of research, selection criteria and application procedures.