SCCM Congratulates Members on Research Awards

The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved 51 new awards, totaling $88.6 million over three years, to fund patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research projects under the first four areas of its National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda.  The Society of Critical Care Medicine congratulates the following members for their award-winning projects related to critical care:

  • Christopher Ethan Cox, MD, MPH – Improving Psychological Distress Among Critical Illness Survivors and Their Informal Caregivers
  • J. Randall Curtis, MD, MPH – Health System Intervention to Improve Communication About End-of-Life Care for Vulnerable Patients
  • Elliott R. Haut, MD – Preventing Venous Thromboembolism: Empowering Patients and Enabling Patient-Centered Care via Health Information Technology
  • Rebecca Aslakson, MD – Utilizing Advance Care Planning Videos to Empower Perioperative Cancer Patients and Families
  • Erik Paul Hess, MD, MS – Shared Decision Making in the Emergency Department: The Chest Pain Choice Trial; and Shared Decision Making in Parents of Children with Head Trauma: Head CT Choice
  • Debra Kay Moser, DNSc, RN – Reducing Health Disparities in Appalachians with Multiple Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
  • Rachel Berger, MD, MPH – Using the Electronic Medical Record to Improve Outcomes and Decrease Disparities in Screening for Child Physical Abuse

We congratulate these members for their dedication to evolving research and to the field of critical care medicine.

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