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June 21, 2017
Human Subjects in Research Newsletter Summer 2017
Includes NIH notice regarding Clinical Trial Protocol Template, electronic submisssions update, single IRB update, open notes in MyHealth Online, UVM researcher credentialing, training updates, RPO staffing news, research manual updates and additional reminders.

June 8, 2017
Notice to Researchers
New Good Clinical Practice Training Requirement for UVM and UVM Medical Center Researchers - Deadline July 1, 2017 ~ From Senior Associate Dean Gordon Jensen & Assistant Dean Kim Luebbers

February 17, 2017
Human Subjects in Research Newsletter Winter 2017
Includes changes to RPO, InfoEd, single IRB for multi-site research, standard operating procedures, research manual updates and changes to the "Common Rule". In addition, there is an important notice about UVM NetID's for non-UVM staff.

December 15, 2016
Human Subjects Research CITI Training Update

The UVM Research Protections Office is partnering with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program to provide training to our research community. We are pleased to announce that CITI is now live for Human Subjects Research training!

What does this mean for you?
•    Your current Human Subjects tutorial completion will remain valid.
•    Next time you are required to complete training, you will be directed to the CITI training.
•    You may choose to complete the CITI training any time to meet your 3-year requirement.
•    You will continue to receive reminder letters as your training nears expiration directing you to the new CITI training.
•    Certificates of completion for both UVM and CITI training will continue to be available on our website.

For more information about the new training requirement, please visit our CITI resource page.

November 14, 2016
Human Subjects in Research Newsletter Fall 2016
Topics include consent form development, electronic submissions and form updates.
July 27, 2016
Human Subjects in Research Newsletter Summer 2016
Topics include consent and HIPAA authorization changes, research manual updates and information about UVMMC initiatives.

May 2, 2016
Human Subjects in Research Newsletter Spring 2016
Includes important information regarding a new form and process for health record review projects.  Also included are changes to deadline dates and changes that are occurring in the Research Protections Office.

January 1, 2016
Human Subjects in Research Newsletter Winter 2016
Includes changes to our submission requirements for research collection or study of existing data when this information is personally identifiable or coded.  We have also updated our Human Subjects Research manual and the newsletter has a summary of those changes.  

November 4, 2015
Attention Infoed Users:  InfoEd will be upgraded to a new version of code this weekend and will not be available to users.  The system will be off-line from Friday, November 6 at 3 pm until Monday, November 9 at 8 am.  Users will NOT be able to access the system during this time.  Read more here.

July 1, 2015
Special Notice
The IRB has just completed development of Data Management Guidance.  This guidance affects all researchers.  Additionally, there have been some changes to procedures.  Please see the Special Announcement.

Recent Consent Changes Overview - we have consolidated our recent changes into one document and updated our FAQs.    

May 18, 2015
Update to FAQs regarding the Change to Compensation for Injury Language

April 16, 2015
Change to Compensation for Injury Language
Effective 4/16/15, new template language regarding research-related injuries has been adopted by the University of Vermont and the University of Vermont Medical Center.  The consent forms for all research protocols that are more than minimal risk involving physical interventions must contain the new compensation language, verbatim.   See Notice and FAQs

November 12, 2014 
Institutional Name Change
As of November 12, 2014, our affiliated hospital, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Inc., officially became “The University of Vermont Medical Center Inc.”  See Notice and FAQs

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