Two Important Updates from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is temporarily suspending individual career development Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) due to budget constraints. This change applies to the February 12, 2012 new application receipt date and March 12, 2012 receipt date for resubmission applications. Read the official grant policy notice published in the NIH Guide: Suspension of AHRQ Individual Career Development (K) Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for February 5, 2012 Receipt Date, (NOT-HS-12-003).

In another related development, AHRQ has announced a new training opportunity available through its Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA). This award will provide an opportunity for career development support. For more detailed information, go to the following:
AHRQ Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institutional Award (K12)
(RFA-HS-12-001)
Agency forHealthcare Research and QualityApplication
Receipt Date(s): January 30, 2012

Finally, as part of AHRQ’s efforts to implement the Affordable Care Act funding for capacity development and training, stay tuned for announcements and dissemination of information on funding opportunities for career development and training focused on patient-centered outcomes research.