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The Michigan State University/Sparrow Health System’s Center for Innovation and Research calls upon all investigators to submit Letter of Intent for Innovative research projects in the areas of NEUROSCIENCE, NURSING, AND PRIMARY CARE.
Priority Areas of Interest include but are not limited to::
Guiding Statements for the Selection of Priorities for Research Projects:
Center for Innovation Priorities
The Center for Innovation and Research will review the Letters of Intent and make selections for requests for Full Proposals. Invited applicants will submit Full Proposals approximately 6-8 weeks after the invitation.
Guidelines for Letter of Intent for MSU/Sparrow Center for Innovation and Research for Innovative Translation Support.
Translation Project Letters of Intent (1-2 pages) should contain:
Description of study – Practice question.
Significance of study/Strength of Evidence.
Relevance to the Mission and Vision of the Center for Innovation and Research should be explained. Relationship to patient care delivery, quality, safety, outcomes, and cost should be described.
Relevance to Sparrow Health System.
**Speaks to potential to transform care? (Safety, quality, outcomes, and cost.)
General description of Action Plan.
Outcomes – Patient, nurses, system.
Barriers to Implementation.
List of team and affiliation.
One-year proposal timeline.
Budget Estimate – not to exceed $25K. (There are no indirects.)
**Priority Criteria for Review. Reviewed for Relevance to Mission and Vision and Priority Areas.
The study should have potential impact beyond Sparrow to the larger Health Care System.
Translation Project Letters of Intent must be submitted electronically in WORD format to: Sharon.Baer@Sparrow.org
Receipt of all documents will be confirmed via e-mail. If no response has been received within two days after the application deadline, send an e-mail to: Sharon.Baer@Sparrow.org or call 517-364-5730.
Documents that are incomplete or not prepared according to the instructions will not be reviewed and will be returned.
Interdisciplinary partnerships with team members from both Sparrow and MSU is a requirement.