Program Summary

Program Summary

DUE TO THE QUICKLY APPROACHING DEADLINE THERE WILL BE AN EXPEDITED REVIEW PROCESS - DEADLINE IS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24 AT NOON

 

The Partnership program is intended to demonstrate that partnerships between Federal agencies and organizations with a nationwide or regional reach, focus or impact can efficiently and effectively do one of the following: (1) improve access to and utilization of care by racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged populations; (2) develop innovative models for managing multiple chronic conditions including health promotion and disease prevention for individuals with multiple chronic conditions that disparately affect racial and ethnic minorities and affect morbidity; (3) increase the diversity of the health workforce including health professionals, health researchers and health scientists through programs at the high school or undergraduate level that focus on racial and ethnic health disparities and health equity, and which include mentoring as a core component; or (4) increase data availability and utilization of data that increases the knowledge base regarding health disparities and facilitates the development, implementation and assessment of health equity activities, including but not limited to the creation of new linked datasets, using longitudinal and/or linked data sets, design and test innovative models that explore the independent and interactive influences of social determinants of health on a) health behaviors, b) utilization of health services, and c) health conditions, such that causal relationships are demonstrated, and training and technical support in data use for community-based and/or public health partners engaged in health equity efforts. Partnership projects’ strategies should include innovative multi- partner collaboration, address social determinants of health, and incorporate the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (National CLAS Standards).

 

These projects must include strategies, practices, and interventions designed to address, develop and improve two or more of the following:

 

 

o Access to quality health care and appropriate utilization of health services;
o Health information technology to improve quality of health care;
o Health care needs of rural and isolated communities, such as immigrant and refugee communities;
o Health literacy and health insurance literacy;
o Improving linkages to care; and
o Patient-centered medical home model.

 

The applicant must submit with its application a Letter of Commitment (LOC) between the applicant organization and each partner organization and agency. 

Application Limits

Application Limits

University is limited to one proposal.

Additional Information

Deadlines

UIC Letter of Intent
February 24, 2017
UIC Internal Competition
TBD
Sponsor Letter of Intent
N/A
Sponsor Application
March 31, 2017

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent (LOI) Form

 

DUE TO THE QUICKLY APPROACHING DEADLINE AN EXPEDITED REVIEW WILL TAKE PLACE. IN ADDITION TO THE ONLINE LOI, PLEASE UPLOAD A BROAD OVERVIEW OF THE FOLLOWING (2 PAGE LIMIT): DEADLINE IS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24 AT NOON

 

  • Executive Summary with Problem Statement
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Program Plan (proposed intervention, target populations, project management)
  • Measurable outcomes
  • How the proposal will improve access to health care services
  • How the proposal will increase diversity of the health workforce

 

Please contact Natalia Glubisz at RDS@uic.edu or 312-996-8348 with any questions.

 

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact RDS@uic.edu for further information.