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Research Newsletter
August 26, 2014  

Special Operations Medical Association (SOMA)

The Special Operations Medical Association (SOMA) is calling for abstracts to be submitted for the research portion of the Special Operations Medical and Scientific Assembly (SOMSA ‘14), to be held in Tampa, Florida, December 8-11, 2014, to improve communication and encourage scholarly collaboration among all healthcare personnel in operational medicine.

The full spectrum of research will be considered including basic science, case reports, reviews, clinical studies, experiments, and other scholarly works. SOMA seeks original research as focus submissions in topics relevant to the mission of SOMA.

Please visit the SOMA website for details on how to submit the required 300 word abstract due August 9th.

 
Take Advantage of All Pivot Has to Offer

For years, Community of Science (COS) has been recognized around the world for its funding from a wide variety of sources as well as its access to the world’s research community.

CWRU has subscribed to COS's new product, Pivot, which provides you the edge by bringing together the right research opportunities, funding, and people—quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration—for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.

Pivot can:

  • provide access to the most comprehensive global source of funding opportunities;
  • identify research expertise from within or outside of CWRU;
  • foster collaboration by cultivating essential partnerships and alliances; and
  • build strong network connections for future opportunities.
Learn more about how to use all the features Pivot has to offer.

Sign up for a Pivot Webinar: https://refworks.webex.com/refworks/onstage/g.php?p=4&t=m.

Learn to use Pivot via YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/proquestpivot.

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

The CMS is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the CMS Innovation testing innovative models to increase the engagement of Medicare beneficiaries, Medicaid beneficiaries, Medicare-Medicaid enrollees, and/or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries in their health and health care. Specifically of interest: models that use evidence-based social and behavioral insights to improve beneficiary engagement.

The CMS Innovation Center issued a Request For Information (RFI) seeking information and comments on the development of models focused on increasing beneficiary engagement. The submission period RFI submissions concludes 11:59 PM EDT on September 15, 2014.

For more information, visit the CMS website.

 
Limited Submission Reminder: Kinship Foundation – The Searle Scholars Program

Key Deadlines: July 14, 2014, 5:00pm (CWRU internal application), September 26, 2014 (external application).

Case Western Reserve University is invited to submit applications for the 2015 Searle Scholar Program competition.

The Searle Scholars Program supports research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their appointment at the assistant professor level, and whose appointment is their first tenure-track position at a participating academic or research institution. Today, 153 institutions are invited to participate in the Program.

The Program was established at The Chicago Community Trust in 1980 and has been administered by Kinship Foundation since 1996. The Program is funded from the estates of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Searle. Mr. Searle was the grandson of the founder of the world-wide pharmaceutical company, G.D. Searle & Company. It was Mr. Searle's wish that certain funds be used to support "...research in medicine, chemistry, and the biological sciences."

Each year 15 new individuals are named Searle Scholars. Awards are currently set at $100,000 per year for three years. Since its inception, 527 Scholars have been named and over $111 million has been awarded.

Number of Applications Allowed: Two (see internal selection requirements below)

Amount of Funding: $100,000 per year for 3 years ($300,000 total)

For more information on this limited submission opportunity, visit the Office of Research Administration website.

 
Take Advantage of All Pivot Has to Offer

For years, Community of Science (COS) has been recognized around the world for its funding from a wide variety of sources as well as its access to the world’s research community.

CWRU has subscribed to COS's new product, Pivot, which provides you the edge by bringing together the right research opportunities, funding, and people—quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration—for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.

Pivot can:

  • provide access to the most comprehensive global source of funding opportunities;
  • identify research expertise from within or outside of CWRU;
  • foster collaboration by cultivating essential partnerships and alliances; and
  • build strong network connections for future opportunities.
Learn more about how to use all the features Pivot has to offer.

Sign up for a Pivot Webinar: https://refworks.webex.com/refworks/onstage/g.php?p=4&t=m.

Learn to use Pivot via YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/proquestpivot.

 

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