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VAIRRS Wizard Completion Campaign

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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

Have you checked your site's IRB Information Sheet wizard completion rate recently? There are currently more than 20 sites with a completion rate of 50% or less. As a reminder, all human research projects must complete the IRB Information Sheet wizard. Projects under the oversight of an affiliate or external IRB are also expected to complete this wizard. Please continue to work with your investigator community to ensure awareness of the IRB Information Sheet requirement.

PCS Wizard Completion Campaign

As of March 12, 2023, the active Project Cover Sheets completion rate remains at 80% with 15,881 completed wizards. 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 Wizard Completion Campaign

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