HSR Fellowships & Training

The VA Health Services Research & Development Center for Health Information and Communication (CHIC) is committed to the professional development of junior faculty and research fellows in VA-funded postgraduate training programs in patient safety and healthcare informatics. The two VA-funded fellowships below provide training for four fellows per year. For additional information, please contact a director of fellowships listed below.

Patient Safety Fellowship

Marianne Matthias, PhD
Patient Safety Fellowship Director
Relationship-centered care and its effect on health care processes and outcomes, patient-provider communication, patient activation, and clinical decision making.

Medical Informatics Fellowship

David Haggstrom, MD, MAS
Medical Informatics Fellowship Director
Measurement and improvement of the quality of health care delivery across the cancer continuum