Pilot Studies for Junior Investigators

The Pilot Study Research Grant program is intended to provide junior faculty/investigators employed by Denver Health with financial resources to support research-related activities directly connected to the submission of a proposal (or proposals) for external (extramural) research support. Each grant will be made as a one-year award in the amount of $25,000. Each award will support the acquisition of preliminary data needed to be competitive in obtaining extramural research funding.

Funding cycles will take place twice yearly, and three awardees will be awarded per cycle. Awards are made in an amount up to $25,000.

To date we have funded pilot studies from the following departments:

  • Ambulatory Care Services
  • Community Health Services - Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery (Ophthalmology)