A White Paper
This contract final report explores the feasibility of creating and managing an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) learning collaborative to facilitate sharing of knowledge and expertise among the program directors and current and former trainees from the T32 health services research training programs sponsored by the agency.
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Jon Chilingerian, PhD
Signe Peterson Flieger, MSW, MA
Andrew Hart, MPH, MA
Awarded to: Professional and
Need for Collaboration in Health Services Research
Communities of Practice: A Mechanism for Organizing and
Existing Learning Collaboratives
Developing an AHRQ
Intersection of the AHRQ Learning Collaborative and
the Health Services Research Community
Health Services Research Doctoral Core Competencies
Recommendations for the AHRQ Learning Collaborative
Roles and Responsibilities
Launching the Collaborative
Appendix A. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
T32 Training Programs
Appendix B. Federal Training Programs in Comparative
Appendix C. Existing Learning Collaboratives and Networks
Appendix D. Sample Interview Protocol
Appendix E. 2005 Health Services Research (HSR) Core
Appendix F. Core Competencies and Learning and Evaluation
Appendix G. Existing Health Services Research Resources
This document is in the public domain and may be used and
reprinted without permission.
authors of this report are affiliated with Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. None
of the authors have any affiliations or financial involvements that conflict
with material presented in this report.
The opinions presented in this report are those of the
authors, who are responsible for its content, and do not necessarily represent
the position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or the Agency
for Healthcare Research and Quality.
We acknowledge and thank the following individuals for their
assistance with this project: Genevieve Buser, Tim Carey, Sunita Desai, Bryan
Dowd, Eva DuGoff, Ashley Fox, Rebecca Garrett, Brenda Harding, Erin Holve,
Charlotte Jones, Andrea Kabcenell, Eric Kokuma, Carol Lange, Bernard (Bernie)
Lau, Vanessa Lybanon-Daigle, Courtney Rees Lyles, Diane Martin, Erin Murphy,
Michael Parchman, Karen Rudzinski, Lisa Simpson, Maureen Smith, Jodi Sperber,
Kathrin Stoller, Stacey Valentine, Jonathan Weiner, Christina Yuan.
AHRQ Publication No.
Current as of March 2012
Chilingerian J, Flieger SP, Hart A. Establishing an AHRQ Learning Collaborative: A White Paper. (Prepared by Professional and
Scientific Associates under Contract 290-10-000190). AHRQ Publication No. 12-0037-EF, March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/fund/training/learningcollab/index.html