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Office of Emergency Care Research

Welcome to the Web site of the Office of Emergency Care Research (OECR) at NIH. This office coordinates and fosters clinical and translational research and research training for the emergency setting. While OECR does not directly fund research grants, it achieves its mission by working across the 27 institutes and centers at NIH in four key ways:

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OECR catalyzes the development of new funding opportunities for research related to patients with time-sensitive medical conditions.

OECR coordinates funding opportunities that involve multiple NIH institutes and centers. It also helps match researchers with funding opportunities in their areas of interest.

OECR creates opportunities for synergy, collaboration and new initiatives in the emergency care research community. The office also organizes scientific meetings to address high-impact, trans-NIH research questions in emergency care.

Foster Careers
OECR promotes efforts to train the next generation of emergency care researchers.

NIH-Funded Emergency Care Research Projects

Search NIH-funded emergency care research projects by fiscal year, department and/or funding mechanism.

Funding Opportunities

View OECR-related listings from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, the official publication for NIH research grant policies, guidelines, and funding opportunities.

NIH Emergency Care Research and Training Activities

See descriptions of NIH-funded research and training programs in the emergency setting.


LearnĀ about OECR meetings.


Journal articles from OECR.


Learn how the office is organized and overseen.

OECR History

Read about OECR's creation.

Questions and Answers

Find answers to questions about OECR.

Contact Us

Reach OECR staff.

This page last reviewed on January 06, 2017