Center for Information Dissemination and Education Resources



The Center for Information Dissemination and Education Resources (CIDER) is VA HSR&D national Resource Center, located in Boston. CIDER is the major conduit for dissemination and educational services support for HSR&D.


CIDER's mission is to improve the health and healthcare of our nation's Veterans. By widely distributing important HSR&D findings to clinicians, researchers, managers, policymakers, and the general public, CIDER plays a pivotal role in supporting implementation of evidence-based research throughout VA. Through educational services, including meetings and webinars, CIDER provides the VA HSR&D community with regular opportunities to enhance health services research and to improve the health outcomes of Veterans—both systematically and individually.


CIDER's goal is to support dissemination and encourage the use of research-based evidence in making policy and clinical practice decisions aimed at improving quality, patient care, and health outcomes.

What's New from Cider

Recent Publications

Living Ultra-Rapid Review – Risk of Transmitting COVID-19 During Nebulizer Treatment
ESP Report

The Importance of Being There for Veterans with Depression
Veterans’ Perspectives

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Upcoming Cyberseminars

1/27/2021 2:00pm EST
Series: HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Title: Research Design
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1/27/2021 12:00pm EST
Series: Research & EHR Synergy
Title: Using VA data and information systems (including Cerner data from Spokane) to support the ORH TeleSleep Enterprise-Wide Initiative
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