HSR&D CDA Resource Toolkit
The CDA Toolkit is created by CIDER and the CDA Enhancement Initiatives team, with support from VA HSR&D Service, to help members of the CDA community be more involved and effective in their respective roles. This virtual resource center provides helpful information on fostering great mentorships and enriching the CDA experience. In order to build collegiality, the CDA Toolkit will also serve as place for HSR&D CDA program updates and special announcements.
Tools for Mentors
Resources for mentors to nurture a successful mentorship and effectively communicate with their mentees.
UNM HSC Faculty Mentor Development Program - The School of Medicine, Office of Academic Affairs at the University of New Mexico, invites you to explore and participate in the
UNM HSC Faculty Mentor Development Program for training mentors engaged in scholarship. The online program is available at: https://ctsc.health.unm.edu/apps/brep/ where you can access 8 training 1-hour learning opportunities.
Tools for Mentees
Strategies and resources for CDA Awardees to succeed as mentees and health science services researchers.
Tools for Prospective CDAs
Orientation to the CDA Program Webinar Series
IMPORTANT: Please note that these are 2008 applications. Format and instruction may have changed. Please refer back to the HSR&D website for the most current application.
Webinars designed to further strengthen the community of scholarship among HSR&D Career Development Awardees, aspiring CDAs, alumni, and mentors.
See also: Orientation to the CDA Program Series
Austin Frakt, Ph.D.
Since 2003, Dr. Austin Frakt has served as a Health Economist in Health Care Financing & Economics at the VA Boston Healthcare System. His research has focused on economic issues pertaining U.S. health care policy, with an emphasis on Medicare Advantage and Part D policy and markets. Lately, he has devoted more attention to comparative effectiveness studies based on observational data.... Read more
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