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AHA Travel Grant for Data Bootcamp

This RFP is targeted to researchers, or research teams (up to two (2) individuals) with clinical or epidemiological expertise and biostatistics/programming in R or python, with some basic experience in SQL preferred but not required.  Each funded application will cover travel for up to two (2) individuals to learn how to access and analyze the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Get With The Guidelines®  data for research grants in the Precision Medicine Platform. Up to 50 travel grant awards will be funded. 

Those who receive this grant, attend the bootcamp and receive a GWTG research certificate will be invited to submit a proposal for a parallel RFP titled, "Using AHA Get With the Guidelines Research Data in the Precision Medicine Platform to further address current gaps in our understanding of cardiovascular disease".

Using AHA Get With the Guidelines Research Data in the Precision Medicine Platform to further address current gaps in our understanding of cardiovascular disease

This RFP is by invitation only* to researchers who attended the Data Science Bootcamp to learn how to use the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) Data for Research Awards.

The goal of this RFP is to address the impact of social determinants of health on areas related to AFib, CAD, HF, or Resuscitation by using the American Heart Association’s GWTG CAD or HF data linked to SDOH or the AFib or Resuscitation datasets that can be supplemented/linked with publicly available datasets of the applicant’s choice.

* To be invited to apply, individuals must have received the travel grant to attend the Data Science Bootcamp focused on learning to use the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® data in research applications, successfully attended the workshop, and received a GWTG research certificate.