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Success Story

How REiR helped the Office of Emergency Medicine

Chad Kessler, MD, MBA, MHPEChad Kessler, MD, MBA, MHPE, co-leader of VA's Office of Emergency Medicine, needed a researcher who could analyze Veterans' use of community urgent and emergency care...Learn more

What is the REiR Program?

The Researchers and Evaluators in Residence (REiR) Program connects VA program and VISN offices with HSR&D researchers—top-notch experts in research and analysis who are ready to tackle important policy or clinical questions.

REiR provides:

  • Expert research and data analysis focused on program offices' key needs
  • A chance to nurture a robust research culture and lasting partnerships
  • Career-building opportunities for researchers

How to Apply

Questions? Contact VHA CO HSR&D Researchers and Evaluators in Residence.

Testimonial

"The [REiR] project has been very beneficial, and the resulting products have exceeded our expectations. There are a number of successes [and] potential impacts that are the outcome of the REiR project." – Jessica Blue-Howells, LCSW, Deputy National Director of Veteran Justice Programs, and Sean Clark, JD, National Director of Veterans Justice Programs
Jessica Blue-Howells, LCSW, Deputy National Director of Veteran Justice Programs, and Sean Clark, JD, National Director of Veterans Justice Programs



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