Last week, I announced the Transformational Research Funding initiative to encourage collaboration among
The Transformational Research Funding initiative is intended to support the creation of multidisciplinary programs that will identify gaps in our current research capabilities and support the recruitment of talent to facilitate research of high impact. The School plans to support no more than 4 proposals and the budget for each initiative should be between $10 million and $20 million. All programs should have as a goal the future solicitation of extramural research support, particularly multi-investigator, multi-project awards, such as program project or center grants.
The Letters of Intent will allow us to assemble the appropriate external reviewers to consider the proposals we receive. Each Letter of Intent should be a brief, one-paragraph description of the scientific focus of the proposal and a listing of potential faculty applicants. A detailed description is not required in the Letter of Intent. The more detailed proposal is due on Monday, Dec. 7, at 5 p.m.
A video about interprofessional education that was produced for all 700-plus incoming health professions students is worth
Earlier this month, the boards of University Physicians, Inc., (UPI) and Colorado Health Medical Group (CHMG) held a retreat to discuss the opportunities ahead of us. The success of our partner, UCHealth, depends on the high-quality care and productivity of the physicians who are part of UPI and CHMG. Many of our faculty presented at the meeting and we outlined a vision for the continued growth, with discussions on aligning quality benchmarks and productivity measures and with a presentation on the UCHealth branding efforts.
A special issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, published earlier this month, features original articles and commentaries by members of the School of Medicine faculty about integrating behavioral health into primary care. “These practices are leading what is now a movement toward proper, whole-person care, where there is
The Center for Women’s Health Research is hosting Janine Clayton, MD, director of the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research and Women’s Health for the center’s 8th Annual Women’s Health Research Day on Friday, Oct. 9. Clayton’s keynote address, “The NIH Policy to Balance Sex in Cell and Animal Studies,” will be at 10 a.m. in Hensel Phelps West Auditorium with a poster session and reception to follow.
Russell Poole, chief information officer and associate vice chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Office of Information Technology, will address the Anschutz campus on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 11:30 a.m. in the Ed2 Community Bridge. His town hall-style address will cover progress on the governance committee’s strategic priorities and defining digital strategy and will include a Q&A from the audience.
The Health Sciences Library’s
Have a good week,
John J. Reilly, Jr., MD
Richard D. Krugman Endowed Chair
Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and
Dean, School of Medicine
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