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Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education Webinars

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The Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education (ORPP&E) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on topics in human subjects research protection. Each session will allow time for questions.

Upcoming Webinars

Topic:  Update on ORD-Coordinated Research on SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

Date: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 

Time: 2:30 – 4:00pm EST (Please try and log on 5 to 10 minutes before the webinar begins to help minimize system load issues)

Purpose:  The purpose of this webinar is to update our field partners about the activities that the Office of Research and Development is coordinating on SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19, including funding opportunities.  

Presenters:

Rachel Ramoni, DMD, ScD – Chief Research and Development Officer (CRADO)

Wendy Tenhula, PhD – Deputy CRADO

Grant Huang, MPH, PhD – Deputy CRADO, Enterprise Optimization (Acting)

Victoria Davey, PhD, MPH – Associate Chief Research & Development Officer for Epidemiology and Public Health

Molly Klote, MD – Director, Office of Research Protections, Policy and Education

ORD Research Service Directors

Target Audience:  Investigator and study team members, research committee members, and research office staff.

Maximum AttendeesPlease note that attendance will be capped at 500 people given the limits of our gotowebinar license.  A recording of the webinar will be made available.

Webinar registration:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5462990998727085324

Software Requirements:  Be sure you have Adobe Flash installed on your computer.  We suggest you log on using Chrome.

Recording:  This webinar will be recorded.




Topic:  R&D Committee Workshop Series:  Initial Review and Approval of Exempt Research (Part 2) – Capstone Case

Date: Thursday, April 9th, 2020 

Time: 2:00 – 4:00pm EST

Target Audience:  R&D Committee members, research office staff, compliance officers, and Investigator and study team members.

Course Tract: Core Series

Webinar details and registration:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7262527594604815373

Software Requirements:  Be sure you have Adobe Flash installed on your computer.  We suggest you log on using chrome.

Recording:  This training will not be recorded





Topic:  VA and the Cooperative Research Provision (Single IRB Requirement):  April, 2020 Support Session on VA’s Implementation

Date: Thursday, April 23rd, 2020  

Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm EDT

Purpose:  The purpose of this monthly series is to support the VA research community by sharing information and tools on the Cooperative Research Provision. Topics for the April session will include:

Amendment published March 3, 2020 to VHA Directive 1200.05:  Use of  commercial IRBs for cooperative (multisite) research activities as approved by ORD:  Current implementation status

IRB Reliance Authorization Requests:  How to facilitate requests

Exception requests from use of a single IRB:  Issues facilitating or delaying review requests

Review of monthly summary statistics for exception and IRB reliance requests

Question and answers related to the Cooperative Research Provision.

Target Audience: Research Office Staff, Research Committee Members (IRB; Safety; and R&D Committee), Investigators, and Study Teams.

Course Tract: Core Series

Webinar details and registration:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8744319624605586958

Software Requirements:  Be sure you have Adobe Flash installed on your computer.  We suggest you log on using Chrome.

Recording:  This webinar will be recorded.

FAQ

If I'm unable to attend this webinar session, will it be available again?

Webinar sessions are generally only presented live once, unless otherwise indicated. However, all efforts will be made to have webinar sessions recorded and made available in our archive. If you're registered for the session, you will receive an e-mail with the archive link once it becomes available.

How will I receive audio for the webinar session?

The audio will be streamed through your computer. Turn on your speakers or plug in your headphones; the audio is automatically streamed. If you do not have speakers or a sound card, audio will be available via telephone; the number to call will be on your confirmation e-mail and also will appear on your computer screen when you join GoToWebinar.

Who do I email for help?

Contact vhacoordregulatory@va.gov for assistance.


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