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HRSA: Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center HRSA-20-037

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) invites applications for the EIIC Program, the purpose of which is to demonstrate effective methods that improve the clinical care and management of pediatric patients within the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system through such mechanisms as improved access to pediatric EMS expertise for EMSC recipients and stakeholders; implementation of Quality Improvement Collaboratives (QIC), addressing the unique needs of pediatric patients in rural health care systems; strengthened communication within the EMSC community; and creation of a central repository of pediatric evidence-based resources for prehospital and hospital Emergency Department (ED) professionals.

USC may only submit only one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by November 25, 2019. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

HRSA indicates that a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a completed application is due by January 29, 2020. For more information:

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