The KM1 CER Career Development Program was the first dedicated training program focused on Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) at Washington University in St. Louis. The program was supported by funds provided to the NIH under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (“Recovery Act” or “ARRA”). The goal of the this program was to train a new generation of highly skilled investigators with specialized expertise, who will be able to identify the best practices in prevention, treatment, and monitoring of clinical conditions and health delivery systems. The KM1 Career Development Program supported the development of postdoctoral scholars, junior faculty, and mid-career faculty from diverse disciplines through training, curricula, and mentored CER projects, resulting in an increased pool of CER investigators.


The Comparative Effectiveness Research Center is supported by Washington University School of Medicine and the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant Number UL1 TR000448.


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