PCOR Core Competencies
Research Design in Investigation
Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research
Tools for Patient-Centered Research
Clinical Epidemiology Approaches
Learning Health System (LHS) Core Competencies
As the SPIRIT K12 program curriculum develops and evolves annually, we shall be guided by the AHRQ-supported LHS Researcher Core Competencies recently published in Health Services Research: Forrest CB, Chesley FD, Jr., Tregear ML, Mistry KB. Development of the learning health system researcher core competencies. Health Serv Res 2018;53(4, Part I):2615-2632. These competencies encompass seven domains, across which 33 core competencies are prioritized: (1) systems science; (2) research questions and standards of scientific evidence; (3) research methods; (4) informatics; (5) ethics of research and implementation in health systems; (6) improvement and implementation science; and (7) engagement, leadership, and research management.