IC3 part of $23.5 million medical AI grant for critical care medicine

The UF Health Newsroom featured an article about the Intelligent Critical Care Center (IC3) and its UF partners who are receiving $3.6 million of the $23.5 million multicenter grant for their CHoRUS project to create an AI infrastructure for critical care medicine.

IC3 co-directors Azra Bihorac and Parisa Rashidi will be principal investigators (PIs) in the multi-PI CHoRUS project, as will IC3 associate director for education Yulia Levites Strekalova. IC3 associate director for research Tezcan Ozrazgat-Baslanti and assistant director for AI research Benjamin Shickel will also be involved in the project.

Read the UF Health article about CHoRUS here.

What are the CHoRUS goals?

The goals of the NIH Bridge2AI-funded CHoRUS project include creating the following:

  1. A 100,000-patient data set with health data from a geographically, socioeconomically, and culturally diverse sample population.
  2. Standards and AICC tools to facilitate interoperability between different ICUs and different researchers.
  3. Training to expand the AICC research workforce, and public engagement to familiarize general audiences with medical AI.

Who is involved in CHoRUS?

So far, the CHoRUS project consists of the following medical research institutions:

CHoRUS team
  • University of Florida
  • Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital at Harvard (through Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Columbia University
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Duke University
  • University of Virginia
  • UCLA
  • Emory University
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • University of New Mexico
  • UC San Francisco
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Center
  • Tufts University Medical Center
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Texas Health Center, Houston

For more information on CHoRUS, read the IC3 executive summary here or visit the CHoRUS website here.