Scientific Resource Center
The Scientific Resource Center (SRC) supports activities of the Effective Health Care (EHC) Program in a variety of ways, including:
- Providing scientific and technical support to protect the scientific credibility and independence of EHC Program products.
- Coordinating peer review for evidence reports and other reports.
- Supporting the work of reviews and other research projects by supporting consistent use of trusted methods for conducting research, such as through updates to the Methods Guide for Effectiveness and Comparative Effectiveness Reviews.
- Providing technical support for topic nomination and selection processes.
The Scientific Resource Center is located at the Portland VA Research Foundation and is led by Mark Helfand, M.D., M.P.H., Director.