EMSC Grants Database

EMSC Stakeholders Research State Partnerships

Welcome to our searchable database of all EMSC grants. Below you will find all current and historical grants organized by state. By clicking on a state, you will access all grants (Targeted Issues, State Partnership, SPROC, PECARN) issued to that state. Under each grant you will find:

The database is also searchable by keyword, grant type or state. We are committed to keeping our database as current as possible. If you notice a needed update or error, please contact us.

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Injury Prevention Resources for Medical Care Providers
Oct. 1, 1999 - Sept. 30, 2001
Grant Number: H34MC00096

Injury is the leading cause of mortality in children over the age of one year. The goals of this project are to (1) produce a CD ROM training program that will provide healthcare professionals with the necessary information, resources, and tools in order to better grasp the magnitude of the …

Award amount: $289528.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
School Health Emergency Assessment
Oct. 1, 1999 - Feb. 28, 2001
Grant Number: H34MC00022

The goals of this project are to (1) develop and implement a School Health Emergency Program (SHEAP) that focuses on educating school staff most likely to initially assess the ill or injured child, in the absence of a school nurse; and (2) improve access to appropriate medical care for children …

Award amount: $287776.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Program Against Violent Events (PAVE)
Oct. 1, 1994 - Sept. 30, 1996
Grant Number: MCH-174002

Goals: (1) develop and evaluate effective intervention models that contribute to reducing both the incidence and the lethality of violence; (2) develop a peer role model intervention; and (3) train EMSC personnel to be violence prevention educators.

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Quality Improvement in Emergency Medical Services for Children
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004
Grant Number: H34MC00096

Goal 1: Enhance statewide emergency department/EMS pediatric CQI capabilities. Objectives: (1) ensure that each of the eleven EMS regions have a formalized CQI subcommittee of their EMS Regional Advisory Board; (2) facilitate conduction of one CQI activity in each EMS region annually; (3) develop an EMSC quality improvement educational model. …

Award amount: $586436.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Development and Validation of Simulator-based PEM Curricula for Emergency Care Providers
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008
Grant Number: H34MC04373

Use of human patient simulators (HPS) offers a possible solution to this problem. Simulators can replicate acute illness with remarkable fidelity. Their use allows groups of learners to experience a consistent curriculum of acute pediatric care that would be difficult to replicate in real-world experience. Our project goals are to: …

Award amount: $584482.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Web-based Quality Improvement and Self Study Educational Program for Pediatric Emergency Care Providers
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007
Grant Number: H34MC02545

EMSC grantees have developed a number of initiatives addressing emergency care and childhood injury prevention. However, quality improvement and benchmarking models have not been widely applied in EMSC. The goal of this project is to develop a web-based quality improvement and self-study educational program targeted to pediatric emergency care providers. …

Award amount: $598777.00

Illinois — PECARN
Washington Boston Chicago Applied Research Node (WBCARN)
Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2019
Grant Number: U03MC00006


Illinois — State Partnership
Illinois EMSC State Partnership
Jan. 1, 1994 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC31621 (pre-2018 H33MC06685)

The grant goal is to implement and maintain the Federal EMSC PMs, and continue to enhance the pediatric readiness of our state’s EMS System, by: 1. Developing processes to assure compliance with PMs 01, 02, 03, 06, 07, and 08. 2. Continuing to maintain achievement in all other performance measures. …

Indiana — Targeted Issue
Treat the Street: Prehospital Pediatric Asthma Intervention Model to Improve Child Health Outcomes
Sept. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2016
Grant Number: H34MC26203

Significant gaps in care following an ED visit or hospital discharge are illustrated by repetitive ED visits among children with asthma. In addition, in-home asthma assessments have been successful in reducing repetitive ED visits or ED recidivism rates. Typically, in-home assessments are conducted by a public health nurse. However, the …

Award amount: $899700.00

Indiana — State Partnership
Indiana Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Grant
April 1, 2009 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC11304

iEMSC focuses on improving the quality of emergency care for children with serious injury and illness, by integrating children’s interests into the existing hospital and EMS system. We represent the unique needs of children within the healthcare community throughout the state, working to ensure that all children everywhere in Indiana …

Kansas — State Partnership
EMSC State Partnership
Jan. 1, 1988 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC06726

The first goal in the program is to enhance the emergency medical care for children by healthcare providers. The objectives to accomplish this goal includes: (1) increasing the quantity and quality of pediatric education for healthcare providers and acquire. (2) disseminate pediatric equipment to EMS agencies and hospitals. The second …

Kentucky — Targeted Issue
Implementation and Evaluation of a Support Group Network for the Families of Severely Injured Children Using Interactive Video at Regional Sites in a Rural State
March 1, 2000 - Aug. 31, 2002
Grant Number: H34MC00024

Many injured children come from rural locations without access to health services in urban centers. Many counties currently have community mental health systems without resources to address either pediatric or post-injury needs. We therefore propose to develop a method for addressing such needs in rural states throughout the US utilizing …

Award amount: $300000.00

Kentucky — Targeted Issue
Compassionate Options for Pediatric EMS (COPE)
Sept. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2016
Grant Number: H34MC26204

EMS providers are often the first line to console grieving parents who have lost a child because of a traumatic event or illness outside the hospital. Moreover, the initial encounter with grieving parents of pediatric fatalities is overwhelming to EMS providers because they feel inadequately prepared to handle the incident …

Award amount: $849246.00

Kentucky — State Partnership
Kentucky EMS for Children Project
Jan. 1, 1992 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC08042

Our program focuses on developing and sustaining the Kentucky (KY) EMSC initiative within the State EMS system by working toward fulfillment of the HRSA Performance Measures (PMs). This is done through coalition building, pediatric public policy education, resource development, and funding to reduce child and youth disability and death due …

Louisiana — State Partnership
Louisiana EMS for Children
Jan. 1, 1989 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC06702

The mission of the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program is to decrease pediatric morbidity and mortality. The EMSC program works to bring together a variety of organizations and stakeholders, including EMS agencies, emergency departments, healthcare providers, policymakers, communities, and families, to collaborate around the following: - Data collection …

Louisiana — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Care Coordination in EMS Agencies – Improving Child Health Outcomes in Louisiana
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2022
Grant Number: H34MC33242

This project will improve system readiness in Louisiana’s emergency healthcare system by creating a statewide consortium of PECCs in EMS agencies. Establishing this statewide system of collaboration will provide resources, support networks, education, training, and personnel development that will ultimately improve pediatric emergency care across Louisiana. Data from multiple EMS …

Award amount: $1300000.00

Massachusetts — Targeted Issue
ExSTRA: Evidence-Based Screening for Siblings and Contacts of Abused Children
Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2012
Grant Number: H34MC19346

Doctors know that siblings and contacts of abused children are at higher risk for physical abuse. But we do not know which screening studies are likely to identify hidden injuries, which are likely to be a waste of time or money, and which are too risky to be performed routinely. …

Award amount: $532456.00

Massachusetts — Targeted Issue
REUNITE: A Novel Imaging System for Children Separated During Disaster
Sept. 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2011
Grant Number: H34MC10575

After a disaster, children can be separated from their families. Methods for family reunification are time consuming and inefficient. The goal is to develop REUNITE, a portable and web-based system offering a means of rapid identification and reunification for families and their children. The goals of this project are to …

Award amount: $750000.00

Massachusetts — Targeted Issue
An EMS for Children Program Evaluation and Technical Assessment
March 1, 2000 - Feb. 28, 2003
Grant Number: H34MC00080

The goals of this project are to (1) develop and pilot test an approach to assessing the status of pediatric emergency services, focused on states that have received ongoing funding over several years through the EMSC program; and (2) use these assessments as evaluative case studies for the EMSC Program.

Award amount: $432785.00

Massachusetts — PECARN
Washington Boston Chicago Applied Research Node (WBCARN)
Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 30, 2019
Grant Number: U03MC00006


Massachusetts — State Partnership
Massachusetts EMS for Children State Partnership Program
Jan. 1, 1993 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC06721

Our goal is to reduce pediatric mortality and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma.

Maryland — Targeted Issue
Evaluating Occupant Safety Systems for Pediatric Patients in Ambulance Vehicles: Pediatric Safe Transport (EMSC-PED-SAFE-T)
Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2000
Grant Number: H34MC00069

The goals of this project are to (1) fill critical gaps in the knowledge of pediatric transport safety; and (2) work toward the development of standards for pediatric emergency medical services (EMS) transport devices.

Award amount: $149389.00

Maryland — Targeted Issue
PDTree: An EMS Triage Tool for Pediatric Destination Decision Making
Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2020
Grant Number: H34MC30232

Pediatric specific prehospital triage tools are long overdue. Regionalized care demands that patient classification begins in the prehospital arena. This project aims to produce a viable tool that supplements prehospital provider judgment and improves accuracy of pediatric transport destination choices. Goals: (1) Develop the Pediatric Decision Tree (PDTree), a triage …

Award amount: $792746.00

Maryland — State Partnership
Maryland EMSC Partnership Grant
Jan. 1, 1987 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC06728

1: Continue to implement system enhancements with EMSC initiatives that will move towards achieving targets for the federal EMSC performance measure standards 71-80 and support MCHB performance measure standards related to children & family health. 2: Expand the Maryland EMSC Family Advisory Network Council’s activities through renewed invitation to rural …

Maryland — PECARN
Washington Boston Chicago Applied Research Node (WBCARN)
Sept. 1, 2015 - Aug. 31, 2023
Grant Number: U03MC00006

EMS Affiliate for WBVCARN Node

Maine — State Partnership
Maine EMSC State Partnership
Jan. 1, 1987 - March 31, 2022
Grant Number: H33MC31622

The program’s goal is to reduce childhood morbidity and mortality due to life threatening illness and injuries.

Marshall Islands — State Partnership
Michigan — Targeted Issue
Progesterone for Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: Planning a Safety and Efficacy Trial
Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2013
Grant Number: H34MC19353

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of morbidity from trauma and of death in children. Despite decades of research, no effective treatment exists for children with TBI. The objective of this project is to plan a safety and efficacy trial of progesterone for TBI in children. The goals …

Award amount: $599757.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Michigan Pediatric Errors and Excellence Discovery with Simulation (MI-PE2DS)
Sept. 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2012
Grant Number: H34MC10577

EMS personnel infrequently encounter critically ill or injured children. Clinical skills that are used infrequently will deteriorate. Recent studies of paramedics have demonstrated unacceptably high rates of errors in both prehospital care of children and in simulations of pediatric emergencies. Little is known about the underlying causes of technical, cognitive, …

Award amount: $750000.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Michigan's First Simulation, Training, & Evaluation of Paramedics in Pediatrics
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008
Grant Number: H34MC04370

Paramedics infrequently encounter seriously ill children. The use of new pediatric simulators may substitute for actual clinical experience. The marginal benefits of various types of patient simulators are unknown. Nor is the optimal frequency and duration of simulation-based instruction known. The goal of this project is to develop and validate …

Award amount: $599985.00