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  • CCDOR Accepting Health Services Research Fellowship Applications

    The Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research (CCDOR) at Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Healthcare System is accepting applications for PhD fellows until November 1, to begin a fellowship the following fall. Off-cycle PhD applications may be considered on a case-by-case basis. MD applicants may submit applications at any time. Apply Applicants must be U.S. citizens with an…Continue reading →

  • COVID-19 clinical trial from Carolyn Bramante suggests effective treatment

    MN-LHS alumna and CTSI scholar Carolyn Bramante, MD, MPH, led the nation’s first study on whether metformin, fluvoxamine, and ivermectin, or their combinations could serve as possible treatments to prevent ER visits or hospitalization, as well as Long-COVID. The New England Journal of Medicine published the results of the clinical trial. “Our trial suggests that metformin may…Continue reading →

  • Elliot Arsoniadis and Thomas Byrd Join MN-LHS Program

    The Minnesota Learning Health System Mentored Career Development Program (MN-LHS) is excited to welcome a new cohort of scholars to join the program in September, 2022. The MN-LHS K12 scholar training program is one of 11 institutions funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The…Continue reading →

  • Improving COVID-19 Care in Real Time

    How a UMN Learning Health System project developed evolving, evidence-based guidelines to improve hospitalized COVID-19 patient outcomes — and what it means for the future of care.

  • Embedding Human-Centered Design and LHS Research in the Transplantation System

    Rapidly translating research into practice improves experience and outcomes

  • Abbie Begnaud and Allison Gustavson Join MN-LHS Program

    The Minnesota Learning Health System Mentored Career Development Program is excited to welcome a fifth cohort of scholars to join the program in September 2021. The MN-LHS K12 scholar training program is one of 11 institutions funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support…Continue reading →

  • Carolyn Bramante, MD, MPH, awarded an Early (Faculty) Career Development Award
  • MN-LHS Welcomes New Scholars

    The Minnesota Learning Health System Mentored Career Development Program is excited to welcome a fourth cohort of scholars to join the program in January, 2021. The MN-LHS K12 scholar training program is one of 11 institutions funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support…Continue reading →

  • Minnesota Physician features article on MN-LHS program and learning health systems

    The February 2020 issue Minnesota Physician features a cover story on learning health systems and the Minnesota Learning Health System Mentored Career Development (MN-LHS) program. Learning health systems: Bridging the gap between research and practice More than one-fifth of all medical care may be unnecessary, according to a 2017 article in Health Affairs by Jason Buxbaum…Continue reading →

  • MN-LHS Program Welcomes Third Cohort

    The Minnesota Learning Health System Mentored Career Development Program (MN-LHS) is pleased to welcome a third cohort of scholars to join the program on Jan. 21, 2020. The MN-LHS K12 scholar training program is one of 11 institutions funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to…Continue reading →


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