No. Applicants must propose a Project Plan and associated evaluation strategy that is informed and guided by an established conceptual model or framework, but PCORI does not prescribe which model or framework to use. There are many D&I models and frameworks in the literature. You may find the following resources helpful as you decide upon an appropriate evaluation framework to use in your proposed project.
- Tabak RG, Khoong EC, Chambers DA, and Brownson RC. 2012. Bridging research and practice: models for dissemination and implementation research. Am J Prev Med, 43(3):337–50.
- D&I Models in Health Research and Practice website