The purpose of this demonstration program is to improve pediatric emergency care by supporting the development and dissemination of evidence-based guidelines for hospital emergency department (ED) and prehospital emergency medical services (EMS). This program will achieve this goal by supporting a multi-center research network that will demonstrate how conducting and disseminating rigorous clinical research advances equitable pediatric emergency care.
The PECARN program has two categories of research nodes or “nodes”, each led by a Research Node Center (RNC) which will also be the recipient of funds. You may apply for one award in one of these categories:
In addition, this notice includes the opportunity to receive additional funding to support activities of the PECARN chairperson. The PECARN chairperson is selected by the network for the purposes of leading the network and liaising with HRSA. The Research Node recipient that supports the selected Chairperson will be awarded an additional $50,000 annually to support the specific activities listed in the Appendix: Additional PECARN Background.
Estimated Total Program Funding: