Office of Research & Development

Other - ORD Policies and Guidance

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

Guidance Documents

Federal Regulations

 

VHA Handbooks

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

Number

Title

Service

1200.03

Centralized Positions of Research Scientists, GS-14 and Above (SEE ALSO: Guidance for Classifying PD Not Covered by 1200.03
This VHA Handbook defines the information required by the Office of Research and Development (ORD) to evaluate research scientist positions and other professional positions funded by ORD for classification at General Schedule (GS)-14 and above.

All ORD

1200.04

Research Career Development Program
The Research Career Development Program is an award series under which both clinically and non-clinically trained post-doctoral researchers may gain mentored research time intended to advance awardees toward independence as funded Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) scientists. The program is designed to attract, develop, and retain talented VA researchers in areas of particular importance to VA. This Handbook provides the structure and procedures of this Office of Research and Development (ORD) program.

All ORD

1200.15

Eligibility for VA Research Support 
This Handbook defines the criteria for eligibility to receive research support from the Office of Research and Development (ORD).

All ORD

1200.16

VA Off-site Research Handbook 
This Handbook clarifies the scope of the Office of Research and Development (ORD) on the performance of VA-funded research in sites other than VA medical centers and VA-leased space.

All ORD

1200.16-Template

Partial Offsite Waiver Request Template 
Template document for Partial Offsite Waiver requests.

All ORD

1200.17

VA Nonprofit Research and Education Corporations 
This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook provides procedures and instructions governing Nonprofit Research and Education Corporations (NPC) created pursuant to title 38 §§ 7361 through 7366, United States Code (U.S.C.).

All ORD

1200.18

Intellectual Property 
This Handbook has been rescinded. Please refer to VHA Directive 1200.18: Determination of Rights for Inventions and Discoveries.

All ORD

1200.19

Presentation of Research Results 
This Handbook establishes procedures, assigns responsibilities, and specifies authority for ensuring that the contributions of the VA to research are appropriately acknowledged and publicly disclosed. This Handbook applies to all research results were either direct or indirect support for the research emanated from VA, either in the form of research funding, resources (e.g., facilities or patients), or as a result of the investigator's full-time, part-time, or without compensation (WOC) appointment. The policies herein extend to all forms of research results, including publications, presentations, media interviews, and other professional activities.

All ORD

1204.04

Under Secretary Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research 
This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook provides procedures related to nomination and selection for the "Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research."

HSRD

1205

Veterans Health Administration Cooperative Studies Program 
This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Directive provides policy and guidance for Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) activities and serves as a guide to additional resources for program-specific information and procedures.

CSP

1205.01

Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) Study Initiation and Management Processes 
This Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Handbook provides guidance for the initiation and management of Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) activities.

CSP

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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