Dr. Erin Holve is Director of the Department of Health Care Finance’s Health Care Reform and Innovation Administration (HCRIA) within the District of Columbia Government. HCRIA creates and tests new delivery system and payment models among Medicaid providers with the goal of enhancing health care quality, improving care and outcomes, promoting health equity, and enhancing the value and efficiency of DHCF’s programs. In this role Dr. Holve also chairs the DC Health Information Exchange Policy Board and oversees the District’s Medicaid EHR incentive program.

Dr. Holve has more than fifteen years of experience in health policy and health services research. She is a widely published and cited author of reports and peer-reviewed articles on health insurance access, health IT, data governance, and the design of learning health systems. Dr. Holve holds a Ph.D. in health services research from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and masters’ degrees in public health and public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Authored by Erin Holve, Ph.D., M.A.

Professional Development

Back to School: Enhance your Research with HSR Methods, Tools, and Resources from the National Library of Medicine

This seminar provides an overview of resources and use cases provided by the National Library of Medicine’s National Information Center on Health Services Research (NICHSR) to support the HSR community. Developed with students and faculty in mind, the session helps students understand the field of Health Services research (HSR) and introduces resources to support coursework and independent research projects, with step-by-step instructions.

Faculty can learn more about resources that can be integrated into lectures and support assignments. Specific NICHSR resources and topics covered include searching for HSR in PubMed, Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC), Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj), and Health Services and Sciences Research Resources (HSRR). These are a few of many resources for health services researchers, librarians, information scientists, students, and professors provided by the NLM’s NICHSR.

Librarians are able to receive continuing education (CE) credit for viewing this seminar. To obtain this credit, please complete the continuing education evaluation formand return it to HSRProj staff

If you have specific questions about the resources presented in this seminar, please contact HSRProj staff


Learning Objectives

After watching this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Understand how the National Library of Medicine Supports Health Services Research;
  • Conduct a structured search for HSR in PubMed;
  • Understand ways to use HSRR and HSRIC, what they contain, and how they can inform your research; and
  • Learn about the scope and contents of HSRProj, and ways to use HSRProj to inform your research.


      • HSRProj – Health Services Research Projects in Progress
      • HSRR – Health Services and Sciences Research Resources
      • HSRIC – Health Services Research Information Central
      • HTA – Health Technology Assessment
      • NICHSR – National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology


      Please complete an evaluation of this seminar once you have finished viewing the presentation. 

      Additional Materials

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      This webinar is brought to you by AcademyHealth through the HSRProj program. HSRProj is a joint effort of AcademyHealth and the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. De