AHRQ Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award

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January 6, 2023

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Scholarship Mission

To support an intensive mentored research career development experience, comprised of didactic study and/or mentored research opportunities in health services research, for individuals with clinical doctoral degrees.

Qualification Requirements

Candidates for the K08 award must have a clinical doctoral degree. Such degrees include, but are not limited to, the MD, DO, DDS, DMD, OD, DC, PharmD, ND (Doctor of Naturopathy), and DVM. Individuals with the PhD or other doctoral degree in clinical disciplines such as clinical psychology, nursing, clinical genetics, speech-language pathology, audiology or rehabilitation are also eligible.

How Winners are Selected

Selection process in which only those applications deemed to have the highest scientific and technical merit (generally the top half of applications under review) will be discussed and assigned an overall impact score.

Organization Information:



Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
5600 Fishers Ln., 7th Fl.
Rockville, MD 20857

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