Emerging Investigator Proposals are out to Reviewers!

The first annual competition for the Emerging Investigator Guided Research Program is underway. The National Coordinating Center received proposals from a variety of investigators. The proposals are now in the hands of the reviewers who will score them and choose the three awardees. Awardees will be notified in late August of the results. Each recipient will receive a $15,000 grant to fund their study and will also be assigned a mentor who is a CYSHCN expert.

CYSHCNet Members Publish important articles in JAMA Pediatrics and Pediatrics.

CYSHCNet Members Highlight Disparities in Care for Patients with Neurological Impairment

Drs. Jay & Sarah Berry published Caring for Patients with Neurological Impairment: Conversations Between a Pediatrician and Geriatrician” in JAMA Pediatrics. You can read the article here. Dr. Sarah Berry, MD, MPH specializes in the care of elderly nursing home residents. As a husband and wife team of physicians, they ponder the similarities of caring for patients at both ends of the age spectrum.

What’s New for Children with Medical Complexity

Ryan Coller and Paul Chung published their article Complex Care Hospital Use and Postdischarge Coaching: A Randomized Controlled Trial that sought to examine the effect of a caregiver coaching intervention, Plans for Action and Care Transitions (PACT), on hospital use among children with medical complexity (CMC) within a complex care medical home at an urban tertiary medical center. Read the abstract here.