James F. Burgess Methods Article-of-the-Year Award

In honor of the legacy of Professor James F. Burgess, a Senior Associate Editor of HSR who was poised to become a Co-Editor-in-Chief just prior to his untimely death, the James F. Burgess Methods Article-of-the-Year Award designates the best research methods article published in the journal. This award considers research methods articles published in the past year that demonstrate new methods, innovative or novel applications of older methods, or compare or evaluate alternative methods. James Burgess was himself a highly regarded investigator who made significant contributions to health services research methods. Awards are selected by the Co-Editors-in-Chief, the Senior Associate Editors, and the publisher.

2024 Winner

Comparing approaches to identify live births using the Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System
Samantha G. Auty PhD, Jamie R. Daw PhD, Lindsay K. Admon MD, Sarah H. Gordon PhD

2023 Winner

The distillation method: A novel approach for analyzing randomized trials when exposure to the intervention is diluted
John L. Adams PhD, Anna C. Davis PhD, Eric C. Schneider MD, Michaela M. Hull MS, Elizabeth A. McGlynn PhD

2022 Winner

Birds of a feather flock together: comparing controlled pre- post designs
Carrie E. Fry PhD, MEd, Laura A. Hatfield PhD

2021 Winner

Measures of care fragmentation: Mathematical insights from population genetics
Noah A. Rosenberg PhD, Donna M. Zulman, MD, MS

2020 Winner

An Empiric Approach to Identifying Physician Peer Groups from Claims Data: An Example from Breast Cancer Care
Jeph Herrin PhD, Pamela R. Soulos MPH., Xiao Xu PhD, Cary P. Gross MD, Craig Evan Pollack MD, MHS