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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing postdoctoral fellow

Interprofessional health-services research

 The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing seeks a postdoctoral scholar to collaborate with Associate Dean for Research Jill Joseph to develop a program of interprofessional health-services research focused on access to, quality and safety of care. Opportunities for research include: 

  1. Cancer care access – Develop a multi-component program to improve access to high-quality cancer care for under-resourced and disadvantaged patients.
  2. Medical errors - Design a program to reduce the frequency and costs of medical errors. The program must promote: a) transparent, timely and supportive disclosure of medical errors to affected patients and family members; b) accurate and timely reporting, followed by thorough investigation and response.
  3. Mortality – Design and implement a program to evaluate the effects of a decision-support tool for clinicians and patients/family members. The program would assess the likelihood of mortality in patients with advanced and disseminated malignancies.
  4. Collaboration in education - Develop and implement an Interprofessional Education and Practice Unit, which would deliver collaborative and patient/family-focused care.

Postdoctoral scholars can bring and/or develop their own specific interests in the area of interprofessional health-services research relevant to access to, quality and safety of care and would also have time to develop autonomous projects in addition to participation in existing programs of research.

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