Pediatric Emergency Research Network (PERN) has recently approved a process for hospitals outside of our current networks to join PERN as an Affiliate Hospital, even if the Hospital is not part of an established multi-center research network.
Criteria for Affiliate Hospitals include:
- Hospital based in country outside of established PERN networks
- Paediatric emergency care department
- Previous experience in research (1 publication)
1. Involvement with a PERN project within 5 years
What happens with Affiliate hospitals?
Will be invited to yearly face-to-face PERN meetings
Will be assigned a sponsor/mentor/contact PERN network based on affiliate hospital’s needs, location, and PERN member network resources