As of spring 2014, all institutes at the NIH will now support individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. In response to the 2012 NIH report on the state of graduate education in the U.S., the NIH has signaled that it will take a more active role in education of graduate students, including increasing recommendations around graduate curriculum, career path training and time to degree for students supported on training and on research grants. As a … Read More
Now is the time to reserve your spot in this spring’s Essentials of Grant Administration class! Whether you’re new to grant administration or interested in learning about the most current practices and resources relating to federal grant funding, this course is for you. It’s also the centerpiece of Research Administration Training & Education’s Essentials of Grant Administration Certificate Program. A variety of topic experts in the OHSU Research mission help to paint the “big picture” as … Read More
If your studies involve prospectively consented OHSU human subjects, then starting Wednesday, Jan. 29, you will be required to use eCRIS, an institution-wide computer application for the budgeting, financial management, contracting, and study management of OHSU clinical research studies, including subject tracking, regulatory reporting, and document management. eCRIS support is dedicated to assisting through this transition and is available by emailing eCRISSupport@ohsu.edu. The mailbox is monitored between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You … Read More
The date all new clinical studies enrolling prospectively consented human subjects are required to use OHSU’s electronic clinical research information system, eCRIS, has been moved to Jan. 29, 2014 from Jan. 14, 2014. We still encourage you to get prepared to use eCRIS. Some helpful ways to get prepared are: complete required and/or recommended training and visit the eCRIS information site for additional resources. Resources eCRIS website eCRIS FAQ’s Page eCRIS Training eCRIS Big Brain … Read More
OHSU’s electronic clinical research information system, eCRIS, has new functionality available. Look for the following features: Active studies with industry funding can generate invoices and display payment data from Oracle Grants Accounting (OGA). The Create Invoice button is available on the budget workspace for active studies. Invoices are created based on the information contained in the payment terms smartform. Automatic payments, or those paid to OHSU without having to create and send an invoice, can … Read More
As you may know, starting in January 2014 the electronic Clinical Research Information System (eCRIS) will be required for all studies enrolling prospectively consenting OHSU subjects. Then in July 2014, all existing studies must be migrated to eCRIS as well. We realize this change may have a significant impact on a busy study coordinator or investigator’s day, so we asked around to see how things were going. “Before the training sessions the new system seemed … Read More
Q&A: Minimal risk research Got questions about minimal risk research? We’ve got answers! Join all of the IRB Analysts for a question and answer session this Thursday, November 14, from 10-11a.m. in OHSU Hospital 8B60 Questions: Email the Research Integrity Office.
Q&A: Unanticipated problems Got questions about unanticipated problems? We’ve got answers! Join all of the IRB Analysts for a question and answer session this Thursday, October 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in OHSU Hospital 8B60. Questions? Email the Research Integrity Office (ORIO).
On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 1, a new research administration class is being launched for learners who have some experience with grant administration and are interested in furthering their skills in federal grant management. “Post–Award Focus: Federal Grant Management” is an intermediate course that examines the financial management of federal grants. Through analysis of case studies, we apply OMB circulars, NIH Grants Policy Statement and OHSU forms and procedures. Participants gain the skills necessary to successfully manage the financial compliance of … Read More
Essential components to grant management at OHSU include the use of InfoEd for submitting proposals to Grants.gov, and once awards are granted, the financial management of those funds through Oracle’s grants accounting module, OGA. The following two hands-on classes show participants how to start using InfoEd and OGA right away! InfoEd for Grants.gov Submissions – September 10 Walk through the process of creating and routing an NIH R01 proposal as well as a non-R01 proposal. … Read More