VHA HANDBOOKS AND DIRECTIVES
All VHA Handbooks and Directives can be found on the VHA Publications website at https://www.va.gov/vhapublications/. ORD Handbooks are in the 1200 series ( see 1200 Handbook series list).
POLICY AND GUIDANCE QUESTIONS
For policy and guidance questions contact VHA CO ORD Regulatory at VHACOORDRegulatory@va.gov.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, have issued final revisions to the Common Rule. The Final Rule was published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017.
ORD issued a technical amendment on February 22, 2017 to VHA Handbook 1200.05: Requirements for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research. Please learn more about the amendment.
Investigators must make available to the public all peer-reviewed publications reporting the results of ORD-funded research without restriction...Learn more
VA investigators or their local research offices are required, per VHA Handbook 1200.19, to notify VHA Research Communications of all scientific publications or presentations, upon acceptance. Read about the notification process.
This poster describes how VA commits to conducting ethical human research, and is a reminder that everyone in VA is responsible for making sure these principles are followed as a top priority. Download (942 KB, PDF)