Ericka Fink, MD, MS Diana W. Bianchi, MD, Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) selected Ericka Fink, MD, MS and colleagues on the COVID-19 Common Data Elements Working Groups to receive an NICHD Collaboration Award. The Collaboration Award recognizes individuals who have advanced the Institute’s mission through successful collaboration with partners across NICHD or outside the Institute. The common data elements guideline document produced by this collaboration is published on the NIH website ( and promoted by NICHD for use in pediatric COVID-19 related studies.

Congratulations to Ericka and the entire working group.

Recommendations for Common Data Elements for COVID-19 Studies Including Pediatric Participants – Disaster Research Response (DR2) Resources Portal ›