Single-Award Deviations From Competition Requirements: Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network, 44815 [2017-20543]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 26, 2017 / Notices CFDA Number: 93.127. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Single-Award Deviations From Competition Requirements: Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of Single-Award Deviation from Competition Requirements for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio- Grant Number U03MC222684. AGENCY: HRSA announces the award of a supplement of $50,000 for the PECARN cooperative agreement. The supplement will permit the Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, the cooperative agreement recipient to support its oversight of the operation of PECARN as the Chair for 2017–2018. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of the Award: Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Amount of Non-Competitive Awards: $50,000. Period of Supplemental Funding: September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2018. SUMMARY: Authority: Public Health Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910 (42 U.S.C. 300w–9); as amended by the Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2014, P.L. 113–180. Justification: As stated in the funding opportunity announcement, the goal of the PECARN is to develop an efficient research network to conduct high quality research and publish evidencebased findings that will impact clinical practice and ensure standardized care in diverse health care settings that serve children, including urban, rural, and tribal settings. The objectives of this award are to: (1) Support a network infrastructure to conduct high priority, high impact EMSC research using rigorous study designs and methodologies that can be applied to multi-site Emergency Department and/or prehospital emergency settings; (2) Contribute to an organizational structure that ensures network efficiency, productivity, and fidelity of study implementation and includes the ability to: (a) Develop study projects; (b) Attain extramural funding; (c) Conduct multi-site clinical investigations; (d) Publish and disseminate results; and (e) Develop young investigators in the area of pediatric emergency medicine; (3) Facilitate translation of research results to EMSC practices; and (4) Foster collaboration among EMS personnel, nurses, practitioners, and researchers. Grantee/organization name Grant No. Children’s Hospital Medical Center ................................................................... Dated: September 19, 2017. George Sigounas, Administrator. ACTION: BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Non-competitive Fiscal Year 2017 Supplemental Funding Award Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, Part F Special Projects of National Significance Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS. AGENCY: 18:28 Sep 25, 2017 Notice. This non-competitive supplemental award to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), the Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center (ETAC) for the Culturally Appropriate Interventions of Outreach, Access and Retention among Latino/a Populations initiative, will support the costs of analysis, publication, and dissemination of findings and best practices learned from the initiative. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Intended Recipient of the Award: UCSF (U90HA26507). Amount of Non-Competitive Award: $100,000. Period of Funding: September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2018. CFDA Number: No. 93.928. SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2017–20543 Filed 9–25–17; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 U03MC222684 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44815 Success of the PECARN requires the services of a Chair, who is elected on an annual basis by grantees. This annual supplement is necessary to support the Chair’s responsibilities which are within the scope of the cooperative agreement program, but were not required to be budgeted for in the organization’s application due to the unknown contingency of who would be elected as Chair on behalf of which organization. Dr. Richard Ruddy of Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, was elected Chair of the PECARN for 2016–2018. The proposed supplement is to supply funds to the Chair to support his oversight of the operation of PECARN including coordinating and running the Steering Committee meetings, appointing Subcommittee Chairpersons to be later approved by the Steering Committee; maintaining ongoing communications with principal investigators and keeping all of PECARN updated with new/ ongoing activities; representing PECARN at national meetings; and serving as liaison to HRSA/Maternal and Child Health Bureau federal officials. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Pilkey, Division of Child, Adolescent and Family Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18N58C, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: 301–443– 8927, Email: DPilkey@hrsa.gov. State OH FY 2017 Authorized funding level $735,918 FY 2017 Estimated supplemental funding $50,000 Authority: Public Health Service Act, Section 2691 (42 U.S.C. 300ff-101), as amended by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111–87). Justification: UCSF is currently conducting a multisite evaluation and providing technical assistance to the ten demonstration sites awarded under this initiative. The sites implement innovative interventions that identify Latinos/as at high risk or living with HIV in the United States, and improve their access, timely entry, and retention in quality HIV primary care. This supplemental funding will cover the costs of a special supplemental issue of a top-tier HIV/AIDS journal containing findings from the initiative, and support additional staff to assist in the analysis, publication, and dissemination of E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Single-Award Deviations From Competition Requirements: Pediatric 
Emergency Care Applied Research Network

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of Single-Award Deviation from Competition Requirements 
for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) at 
the Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio- Grant Number 
U03MC222684.

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SUMMARY: HRSA announces the award of a supplement of $50,000 for the 
PECARN cooperative agreement. The supplement will permit the Children's 
Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, the cooperative agreement 
recipient to support its oversight of the operation of PECARN as the 
Chair for 2017-2018.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Intended Recipient of the Award: Children's Hospital Medical 
Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Amount of Non-Competitive Awards: $50,000.
    Period of Supplemental Funding: September 1, 2017, through August 
31, 2018.
    CFDA Number: 93.127.

    Authority: Public Health Service Act, Title XIX, Section 1910 
(42 U.S.C. 300w-9); as amended by the Emergency Medical Services for 
Children Reauthorization Act of 2014, P.L. 113-180.

    Justification: As stated in the funding opportunity announcement, 
the goal of the PECARN is to develop an efficient research network to 
conduct high quality research and publish evidence-based findings that 
will impact clinical practice and ensure standardized care in diverse 
health care settings that serve children, including urban, rural, and 
tribal settings. The objectives of this award are to:
    (1) Support a network infrastructure to conduct high priority, high 
impact EMSC research using rigorous study designs and methodologies 
that can be applied to multi-site Emergency Department and/or 
prehospital emergency settings;
    (2) Contribute to an organizational structure that ensures network 
efficiency, productivity, and fidelity of study implementation and 
includes the ability to: (a) Develop study projects; (b) Attain 
extramural funding; (c) Conduct multi-site clinical investigations; (d) 
Publish and disseminate results; and (e) Develop young investigators in 
the area of pediatric emergency medicine;
    (3) Facilitate translation of research results to EMSC practices; 
and
    (4) Foster collaboration among EMS personnel, nurses, 
practitioners, and researchers.
    Success of the PECARN requires the services of a Chair, who is 
elected on an annual basis by grantees. This annual supplement is 
necessary to support the Chair's responsibilities which are within the 
scope of the cooperative agreement program, but were not required to be 
budgeted for in the organization's application due to the unknown 
contingency of who would be elected as Chair on behalf of which 
organization. Dr. Richard Ruddy of Children's Hospital Medical Center, 
Cincinnati, Ohio, was elected Chair of the PECARN for 2016-2018. The 
proposed supplement is to supply funds to the Chair to support his 
oversight of the operation of PECARN including coordinating and running 
the Steering Committee meetings, appointing Subcommittee Chairpersons 
to be later approved by the Steering Committee; maintaining ongoing 
communications with principal investigators and keeping all of PECARN 
updated with new/ongoing activities; representing PECARN at national 
meetings; and serving as liaison to HRSA/Maternal and Child Health 
Bureau federal officials.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Pilkey, Division of Child, 
Adolescent and Family Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health 
Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18N58C, 
Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: 301-443-8927, Email: DPilkey@hrsa.gov.

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                                                                                                      FY 2017
                                                                                      FY 2017        Estimated
    Grantee/organization name               Grant No.                 State         Authorized     supplemental
                                                                                   funding level      funding
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Children's Hospital Medical        U03MC222684                  OH                      $735,918         $50,000
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    Dated: September 19, 2017.
George Sigounas,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2017-20543 Filed 9-25-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P