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J Hosp Med. 2017 Jul;12(7):570-574. doi: 10.12788/jhm.2776.

AcademyHealth's Delivery System Science Fellowship: Training Embedded Researchers to Design, Implement, and Evaluate New Models of Care.

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1
AcademyHealth, Washington, DC, USA. nisha.kanani@ academyhealth.org.
2
Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California, USA.
3
Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
4
AcademyHealth, Washington, DC, USA.

Abstract

AcademyHealth's Delivery System Science Fellowship (DSSF) provides a paid postdoctoral pragmatic learning experience to build capacity within learning healthcare systems to conduct research in applied settings. The fellowship provides hands-on training and professional leadership opportunities for researchers. Since its inception in 2012, the program has grown rapidly, with 16 health systems participating in the DSSF to date. In addition to specific projects conducted within health systems (and numerous publications associated with those initiatives), the DSSF has made several broader contributions to the field, including defining delivery system science, identifying a set of training objectives for researchers working in delivery systems, and developing a national collaborative network of care delivery organizations, operational leaders, and trainees. The DSSF is one promising approach to support higher-value care by promoting continuous learning and improvement in health systems.

PMID:
28699948
DOI:
10.12788/jhm.2776
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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