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

Evidence Brief: Employment, Education, and Continuing Care Outcomes among Individuals Following COVID-19
Management Brief

Neuroimaging and Neurophysiologic Biomarkers for Mental Health: An Evidence Map
Management Brief

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Upcoming Cyberseminars

12/13/2022 1:00pm EST
Series: HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative
Title: Understanding and Improving Decision-Making in Pneumonia with Informatics – Reflections after the Career Development Award
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1/11/2023 2:00pm EST
Series: HERC Econometrics with Observational Data
Title: Econometrics Seminar Series Introduction and Identification
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