Grants and Funding

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

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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:

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association offers a comprehensive program funding cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease research including awards to build research careers. 

View award offerings and resources from AHA: AHA Research Programs

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 Insider's Guide to NIH Peer Review for ApplicantsLet's Look at Peer Review and 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. 

VA Office of Research & Development

For more than 90 years, the Veterans Affairs (VA) Research and Development program has been improving the lives of Veterans and all Americans through health care discovery and innovation. VA Research is unique because of its focus on health issues that affect Veterans. It is part of an integrated health care system with a state-of-the-art electronic health record and has come to be viewed as a model for superior bench-to-bedside research. The Office of Research and Development consists of four research services that together form a cohesive whole to explore all phases of Veterans' health care needs. Each service oversees a number of research centers of excellence. Visit the VA Office of Research and Development website for more information.

Foundation to Advance Vascular Cures Wylie Scholar Award

The Foundation to Advance Vascular Cures Wylie Scholar Award is a 1-year, $50,000 grant designed to support outstanding young vascular surgeon-scientists who are dedicated to an academic career combining their clinical practice with original, innovative research. 

Visit the Wylie Scholar Award website for more information.