EMSC Program

EMSC Stakeholders State Partnerships

The EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center’s (EIIC) grant directives include supporting Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program grantees and helping coordinate communications for the program. 

EMSC funds and supports improvements in pediatric emergency care nationally and in every state and territory through competitive demonstration grants or cooperative agreements to state governments and accredited schools of medicine.

EMSC is comprised of the following grants and programs:

State Partnership Grants

Ensure that pediatric emergency care is integrated into the larger emergency medical services system

Targeted Issues Grants

Support innovative cross-cutting pediatric emergency care projects of national significance

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Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

Conducts rigorous multi-institutional studies in the management of acute illness and injury in children across the continuum of emergency medicine

Which are supported by two resource centers:

The EMSC Data Center

  • The National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC) provide EMSC grantees with data collection and analysis
  • The Data Coordinating Center (DCC) assists in data collection and analysis for PECARN.

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The EMSC Innovation and Improvement Center (EIIC)

Helps bring evidence-based research and innovation to clinical practice through quality improvement science.

The EIIC also supports EMSC-wide communications.

EMSC Grants Database

All current and historical EMSC grants are searchable in our database.

Access the database