Front Door

Through the PCORnet Front Door, we invite potential investigators, patient groups, healthcare organizations, clinicians and clinician groups, government, industry scientists, and sponsors to leverage PCORnet’s unique infrastructure and collaborate on patient-centered clinical research. The Front Door is currently accepting requests for Study Feasibility Review, Data Network Queries, Network Collaborators, and/or PCORnet Study Designation. Before submitting a request, it is important to familiarize yourself with how PCORnet can assist with developing, planning, and implementing your study.

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Study Feasibility Review

Submit your proposal/study concepts to the PCORnet Coordinating Center, prior to submitting for funding opportunities, to assess if your study is well-suited for PCORnet resources and infrastructure.


Data Network Request

Request access to the PCORnet Distributed Research Network Operations Center (DRN OC) to obtain aggregated results for informing research project development.


Network Collaborator Request

Connect with PCORnet investigators to collaborate on study planning and implementation and leverage PCORnet patient/participant expertise.


PCORnet Study Designation Request

Following procurement of study funding, apply for PCORnet Study Designation. Learn more about the significance, benefits, qualifications, and post-designation requirements of becoming a designated study.



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Last updated on March 6, 2018