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Research Career Resources

In addition to the SVS Foundation comprehensive research awards program, SVS maintains strong relationships with the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and other government agencies involved in research. This page provides various resources available to explore a career in vascular disease research. 

SVS Foundation Research Awards

Introduction to Research Principles Seminar Presentations

These presentations were given during the 2012 Introduction to Research Principles Scholarship Program Seminar for medical students and junior surgical residents.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Information from AHRQ's research helps people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services. 

View funding opportunities, current grant announcements and tips for grant applicants from AHRQ:

National Institutes of Health

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives. 

NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices

The National Institutes of Health's Center for Scientific Review has produced a series of videos to give you an inside look at how scientists from across the country review NIH grant applications for scientific and technical merit. View The NIH Peer Review Revealed video along with a companion video, NIH Tips for Applicants.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent organization created to help patients, clinicians, purchasers and policy makers make better informed health decisions. PCORI will commission research that is responsive to the values and interests of patients and will provide patients and their caregivers with reliable, evidence-based information for the health care choices they face.

Visit the PCORI website for information and funding opportunities.