Office of Research & Development

Merit Review - ORD Policies and Guidance

QUESTIONS: For policy and guidance questions contact VHA CO ORD Regulatory at VHACOORDRegulatory@va.gov.

Off-site Research Guidance Documents

(See also Off-site Research Handbook, VHA Handbook 1200.16)

Request for Administrative Project Modification -- ORD Guidance Document and Form

VHA Handbooks

NOTE: These Handbooks are are available for download on the VHA Publications website.

Number

Title

Service

1200.20

Program Guide: Research Career Scientist 
This Office of Research & Development (ORD) Program Guide provides guidelines for the Research Career Scientist (RCS) Program for the Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development (BLR&D), Clinical Sciences Research and Development (CSR&D), Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D), and Rehabilitation Research and Development (RR&D) Services. This Program Guide replaces prior "Handbooks" (as of March 15, 2016). Other relevant documents for the RCS program may include Request for Applications (RFAs), Frequently Asked Questions etc., available on the VA ORD website.

All ORD

1202.01

Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development (BLR&D) and Clinical Science Research and Development (CSR&D) Services Merit Review Award Program
This Program Guide establishes procedures for the Merit Review Award Program for the Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development (BLR&D) and Clinical Science Research and Development (CSR&D) Services of the Office of Research and Development (ORD).

BLRD/CSRD

1202.05

William S. Middelton Award Procedural Handbook 
This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook provides information and procedures relating to the nomination, application, review, and selection process for the annual William S. Middleton Award.

BLRD/CSRD

1202.07

John B. Barnwell Award Procedural Handbook 
This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook provides information and procedures relating to the nomination, application, review, and selection process for the annual John B. Barnwell Award.

BLRD/CSRD

Program Guide 1203.01

Program Guide 1203.01: Rehabilitation Research and Development Scientific Review Program

As of February 13, 2017, the Rehabilitation Research and Development Scientific Review Program Handbook (VHA Handbook 1203.01) has been replaced with this Program Guide. This Program Guide replaces all prior official ORD guidance for the Rehabilitation Research and Development Scientific Review Program.

RRD

Program Guide 1203.04

Program Guide 1203.04: Rehabilitation Research and Development Center Awards and Research Enhancement Award Programs

As of February 13, 2017, the Rehabilitation Research and Development Centers Handbook (VHA Handbook 1203.04) has been replaced with this Program Guide. This Program Guide replaces all prior official VA-ORD guidance for Rehabilitation Research and Development Center Awards and Research Enhancement Award Programs.

RRD

1203.06

Paul B. Magnuson Award for Outstanding Achievement in RR&D 
This Program Guide announces programmatic procedures for the Paul B. Magnuson Award for Outstanding Achievement in RR&D.

RRD

Program Guide 1204.01

Program Guide 1204.01: Health Services Research and Development

As of January 1, 2017, the Health Services Research and Development (HSRD) Merit Review Award Program Directive (1204), Handbook (1204.01) and Operational Procedures (1204.05) have been replaced with this HSR&D Program Guide. This Program Guide replaces all prior official ORD guidance to the Health Services Research and Development Program.

HSRD

1204.03

Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Centers 
This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook defines Health Services Research and Development Service's (HSR&D) procedures that establish and govern HSR&D Centers and conference support.

HSRD

 

VHA HANDBOOKS AND DIRECTIVES

All VHA Handbooks and Directives can be found on the VHA Publications website. ORD Handbooks are in the 1200 series.


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