Training 

The COERE training and enrichment programs are anchored by an AHRQ-funded T32; entering its 17th year of continuous funding. This is a mentored research training program in health services, outcomes, and effectiveness research is led by Program Director Kenneth Saag, MD, MSc along with Co-Directors Mike Mugavero, MD, MHSc (Postdoctoral) and Emily Levitan, ScD (Predoctoral). Currently there are pre- and post-doctoral trainees from 3 schools, 7 departments, and 7 disciplines. To date, it has provided training to an overall 32 post-doctoral and 18 pre-doctoral scholars.

 Program content areas include but may not be limited to:

  • Healthcare efficiency & disparities
  • Healthcare quality measurement & improvement
  • Patient-centered outcomes research
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Pharmacoepidemiology & patient safety
  • Translating research evidence into practice & policy
  • Economic evaluation & decision-analytic modeling
  • Health informatics

An annual NRSA stipend for full-time multidisciplinary mentored research training is available to all trainees. Click here for the 2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA stipend levels. In addition to the stipend, the program provides health insurance, travel stipend, and funds to support tuition expenses.

For more information on the AHRQ T32 including eligibility, program requirements, the application process, and upcoming application deadlines, please contact Jeanne Merchant  or Jeff Foster