The Scientific Resource Center (SRC) provides scientific and technical support for the activities of a number of programs run by the US DHHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ):

SRC activites include the following:

  • Scientific and technical support to protect scientific credibility and independence of Effective Health Care Program products;
  • Managing the request and submission of Supplemental Evidence and Data for Systematic Reviews (SEADS);
  • Coordinating peer review for comparative effectiveness reviews and other products ;
  • Coordinating bi-annual meetings of AHRQ and the EPC Directors;
  • Supporting of the work of reviews and other research projects by supplying trusted methods for conducting the research itself and by maintaining the Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews;
  • Maintaining a Methods Library and Article Alert service delivering a weekly email of the most recently published articles on all aspects of systematic review and comparative effectiveness review methodologies;
  • Technical support for topic nomination development and selection processes;

From this page, you can:

Sign up for Article Alerts or view the Article Alert Archive
Register your clinical and methodological areas to add your name to the list of potential peer reviewers


Location: Portland VA Research Foundation
  Portland, Oregon
Director: Mark Helfand, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director: Jeanne-Marie Guise, M.D., M.P.H.
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