Innovative Research
CHIME is dedicated to bringing together novel ideas and the latest methods to improve healthcare delivery and maximize medical effectiveness.
Training
CHIME supports outstanding postdoctoral scholars who are interested in pursuing research to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare.
Collaboration
CHIME fosters a spirit of collaboration among a community of researchers with broad experience and wide expertise.
Dissemination
CHIME is committed to disseminating our findings to the wider community, including patients, providers, and other stakeholders.

Using VA Data to Improve Health

CHIME is a joint initiative of the UCSF Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, the San Francisco VA Healthcare System, and NCIRE – The Veterans Health Research Institute.

CHIME was established in 2016 to support the generation and dissemination of research findings that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare.

The mission of The Center for Healthcare Improvement and Medical Effectiveness (CHIME) is to collaborate, generate, and disseminate knowledge that improves the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare.