VAIRRS Wizard Completion Campaign
VAIRRS is uniquely positioned to assist VA facilities in the conduct of VA research and can withstand the changing pressures of their research needs, including:
- Oversight needs of the research programs and institutions
- Collaborative needs of dually appointed VHA investigators
- Regulatory changes of the new Common Rule (2019)
IRB Information Sheet Wizard Completion Campaign
As we kick off 2023, the original Project Cover Sheet (PCS) wizard completion campaign is now transitioning its focus to make progress on the IRB Information Sheet wizard. Currently, only 55% of the active human research projects have completed an IRB Information Sheet, and we are striving for 100%! As a reminder, all human research projects must complete this wizard. The projects under the oversight of an affiliate or external IRB are also expected to complete the IRB Information Sheet wizard, even though it is just a few essential questions.
PCS Wizard Completion Campaign
As of January 17, 2023, we have reached an 80% completion rate. To date, out of 19,543 active projects, 15,568 Project Cover Sheets have been completed in IRBNet. We thank everyone for their dedication to this effort.
Completed PCS wizards are the foundation of the VAIRRS database, which serve as a critical information source for ORD and VHA leadership. Please continue to ensure all new and active projects conducted at your facility have completed a PCS wizard. With your support, we look forward to meeting our 90% completion rate goal in 2023.
Please continue to complete the Project Cover Sheets for ALL active projects in IRBNet. If you have questions regarding Project Cover Sheets, reference the VAIRRS FAQs or contact VAIRRS@va.gov.