MedStar Researcher Awarded Funds Through Diabetes Research Grant
Kenneth L Fan, MD, has been awarded funding through the MedStar Diabetes Research Grant to research patient-reported outcome measures for patients who undergo lower limb amputation to treat issues caused by diabetes. The research study, “Examination of Functional, Morbidity, and Mortality Outcomes of Surgical Modalities in Diabetic Limb Salvage”, has several aims including looking at patient-reported outcomes compared to surgical outcomes.
Grant from AHRQ Awarded to MedStar Health to Improve the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded a $2.5 million grant to MedStar Health to design and develop a patient safety learning laboratory that will focus on cardiovascular disease in women. The four-year project will be led by Christine A. Goeschel, ScD, RN, and John Yosaitis, MD, and will be comprised of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team from across MedStar Health.
AHRQ Awards MedStar Health Contract for Improving Diagnostic Safety
MedStar Health has been awarded a contract by the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) to support AHRQ in developing additional capacity related to understanding and improving diagnostic safety. Led by Dr. Christine A. Goeschel and and Dr. Hardeep Singh, MedStar Health will partner with Baylor College of Medicine to develop novel resources, tools and programs aimed at reducing diagnostic errors and related patient harm.
Five MedStar Health Researchers Awarded Funding through Associate Giving Campaign
MedStar Health Research Institute has awarded five early-career investigators designated grant funding through the New Investigator ‐ Associate Giving Grant Fund. This fund is supported through contributions from the associates of MedStar Health. Recipients must have joined MedStar Health in the previous five years, with research projects focused on advancing health for patients in the community.