The aim of the proposed program is to train clinician and non-clinician scientists at the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral level to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams to improve the quality of cancer care. To accomplish this aim, the proposed five-year program will (1) recruit 2 pre-doctoral and 2 post-doctoral candidates per year who have an explicit interest in conducting research on cancer care quality, (2) develop and deliver a specialized curriculum that fosters a multidisciplinary understanding of cancer care quality, (3) provide program participants with training experiences in multidisciplinary research teams that focus on cancer care quality, (4) provide program participants with career development experiences that enhance professional skills and build professional networks, and (5) evaluate the success of the program in meeting its objectives. The proposed program will draw upon the mentoring, teaching, and research expertise of 31 faculty members from 11 departments and divisions within the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The proposed program will support the efforts of the National Cancer Institute to ensure the best cancer care outcomes for all.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Education Projects (R25)
Project #
5R25CA116339-04
Application #
8134232
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Program Officer
Perkins, Susan N
Project Start
2008-09-05
Project End
2013-08-31
Budget Start
2011-09-01
Budget End
2012-08-31
Support Year
4
Fiscal Year
2011
Total Cost
$238,855
Indirect Cost
Name
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Department
Administration
Type
Schools of Public Health
DUNS #
608195277
City
Chapel Hill
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27599
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