Application Information

Deadline Extended! Now Accepting Applications

The NW Patient-Centered Learning Health Systems Science K12 Research Career Development Program is now accepting applications for a July 1, 2020 appointment. Please see the RFP below for full details on eligibility, program details, and application requirements. Applications are due on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

2020 NW Learning Health Systems Request for Proposals

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Program Coordinator Daniel Bouchat (, Co-Director Jeanne-Marie Guise, MD, MPH (, or Co-Director Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA (


To be eligible, applicants must:

  1. Be U.S. citizens or non-citizen nationals, or individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residence by July 1, 2020
  2. Hold a clinical or research doctorate, including Ph.D., Sc.D, Dr.P.H., M.D., D.O., D.C., N.D., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.N.S., D.V.M., O.D., D.P.M, Eng.D., D.P.T.,  O.T.D., Pharm.D., D.S.W., Psy.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, at the time of appointment
  3. Have a full-time appointment at OHSU or partnering institution.
  4. Be able to commit a minimum of 75% full-time professional effort to conducting research career development activities associated with the LHS K12 award.
  5. Be able to demonstrate a commitment to conducting research within learning health systems focusing on rapid and continuous learning and translation of findings into patient-centered care.
  6. Individuals are NOT eligible to be a scholar candidate if they have simultaneously submitted or have an application pending peer review for any other Federal career development award, research project grant (R01) or any non-Federal research grant, contract, or cooperative agreement over $100,000 direct costs per year; have been or are currently PD/PI on any other Federal mentored career development awards, Federal research grant (such as R01, R29, P01), or subproject leaders on Program Project (P01) and Center Grants (P50); have been or are currently supported on an institutional K12 grant or KL2; or are PD/PI on peer-reviewed, non-Federal research grants, contracts or cooperative agreements over $100,000 direct costs per year.