Welcome to the Center for Research on Health Care

The Center for Research on Health Care (CRHC) provides a forum for talented multidisciplinary investigators from throughout the university community to collaborate in high-quality health services research and train future investigators in methods and practices critical to the conduct of rigorous and exemplary research.


Job Postings

The Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, is seeking clinician-educators, clinical investigators, and other employees. For more information, click the links below.


ICRE Report 2011-2012 is now online

We are very excited to share with you the 2011-2012 Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE) Report. We continue to strive for excellence in our education and training programs.


Announcements

  • Dr. Wishwa Kapoor gives engaging talk on shortage of physician-scientists, click here to read more.
  • We are moving the Health Services Research Seminar Series (previously held on Fridays at 11:00 am) to Thursdays at noon. It will be at the same location, 305 Parkvale Building. We look forward to seeing everyone there for the first seminar on September 10, 2015 at noon. Please click here for more information.
  • 2015 Sonis Lecture will be held on September 29, 2015. The lecture will begin at noon in Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall with a reception immediately following.
  • Presented by: Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP
    Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care
    Co-Director, Patty and Jay Baker Palliative Care National Center
    Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics
    Vice-Chair for Public Policy and Professor
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, NY

    Title: "Palliative Care Futurist: Matching Care to Our Patient's Needs"

  • For Dr. Wishwa Kapoor's 2014 State of the Division Address, click here.
  • Program Announcement: AHRQ Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)

Upcoming Events

September 2015
10 12:00 PM -1:00 PM
Health Services Research Seminar sponsored by the CRHC, VA CHERP, and RAND-Pittsburgh Institute, "Decision Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty", Amber E. Barnato, MD, MPH, MS

[Parkvale Building, Room 305]

17 12:00 PM -1:00 PM
Health Services Research Seminar sponsored by the CRHC, VA CHERP, and RAND-Pittsburgh Institute, "Large Pragmatic Clinical Trials: Principles and Practical Tips from a Recently Funded PCORI Project", Molly Conroy, MD, MPH

[Parkvale Building, Room 305]

24 12:00 PM -1:00 PM
Health Services Research Seminar sponsored by the CRHC, VA CHERP, and RAND-Pittsburgh Institute, "Using a Microsimulation Model to Estimate the Prevalence and Cost of Hepatitis C Treatment in Pennsylvania Medicaid", Walid Gellad, MD, MPH

[Parkvale Building, Room 305]

29 12:00 PM -1:00 PM
Health Services Research Seminar sponsored by the CRHC, VA CHERP, and RAND-Pittsburgh Institute, "Palliative Care Futurist: Matching Care to Our Patientís Needs", Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP

[Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6 ]