The Endowed Health Services Research Center is collaborating in various projects with different universities and organizations.

University of Pittsburgh. The Expanding National Capacity in PCOR through Training (ENACT) Program is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, and individualized career development program funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). They aim to train investigators from Minority Serving Institutions in Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR).

Miller School of Medicine from the University of Miami: Florida-Puerto Rico Collaboration to Reduce Stroke Disparities (FL-PR CReSD). This collaboration  aims to address stroke disparities among African Americans and Hispanics, and to identify the best approaches to eliminate stroke care disparities in these groups.

Mayo Clinic: Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Science (FunCaTS) Program. This program is a combination of 14 online modules strategically packaged together to enable medical professionals to improve patient safety by expanding their knowledge about clinical and translational research. The FunCaTS Program is designed for anyone, such as residents, fellows, physicians, scientists, allied health staff and others, with an interest or need to obtain necessary skills to improve their practice or enhance their research.

The Disparities Solution Center (DSC) at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The DSC is dedicated to the development and implementation of strategies that advance policy and practice to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health care.

The Hispanic Alliance for Clinical & Translational Research in Puerto Rico (Alliance) is built upon the previously funded infrastructure known as the “Puerto Rico Clinical and Translational Research Consortium (PRCTRC)”. The Alliance expands the scope by leveraging intellectual and physical resources of the three major academic health sciences centers on the Island.  The objective of the Alliance is to develop and support an integrated, island-wide program focused on conducting clinical and translational research across Puerto Rico that address prevalent diseases and those that affect the medically underserved population.

The Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE). The HCOE is a federally funded program administered through the Office of Disadvantaged Assistance, Bureau of Health Professions of the Public Health Service that began on September 1, 1993. Their aim is to increase the University of Puerto Rico-School of Medicine’s (SOM) capability and resources to better prepare medical students and faculty in the domains of Hispanic health issues and health services disparities. The HCOE is providing resources, along with the SOM’s Endowed Health Services Research Center, to help in the development of a training program in secondary analysis of large national data sets with a focus on health disparities research.