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

Transformational Coaching: Effect on Process of Care Outcomes and Determinants of Uptake
Management Brief

Biological Measures and Diagnostic Tools for Gulf War Illness: A Systematic Review
Management Brief

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Upcoming Cyberseminars

10/20/2020 2:00pm EST
Series: Mild TBI Diagnosis and Management Strategies
Title: Understanding the Neurobiology of Deployment-Related Traumatic Co-morbidities with Diffusion MRI
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10/20/2020 12:00pm EST
Series: Using Data and Information Systems in Partnered Research
Title: VA’s Embedded Research Workforce and Operational Partnerships: Lessons Learned on the Path to VA as a Learning Healthcare System
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