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Formal Call to the ONE UNC Clinical Research Design Journey

September 30, 2022

Dear SOM Clinical Research Community, The ONE UNC Clinical Research Initiative is accepting applications for design committee members. The invitation to join a design group is open to anyone in the UNC and UNC Health research communities. If you are interested in being part of this collaborative initiative, please sign up here: Thank you!   … Read more

In the Know: Creating Research Registries

September 22, 2022

Navigating the regulations and requirements related to clinical data and research data can be confusing. Registries (i.e. databases, repositories) can be valuable tools for understanding both clinical and research data. Unlike a clinical registry, research registries or repositories involving data and/or specimens require IRB oversight.

Resource Hub: Flexible Work Options Playbook

September 19, 2022

As remote and hybrid working is becoming the “new norm” for many SOM clinical research teams, it is important to find team-oriented solutions that encourage employee productivity and growth.

Pre-Paid Card Updates Reminder (NRP Listserv)

September 9, 2022

THE UNIVERSITY of NORTH CAROLINA at CHAPEL HILL Office of Sponsored Research – Communication Reminder for PrePaid Card Updates Reminder for New Resources and Updated Forms Release Date: September 9, 2022 As a reminder, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) in conjunction with the Finance Cash Management Team has provided new resources and updated forms for PrePaid Cards. … Read more

Important Change to Billing Coverage Analysis (BCA) Requests (NRP Listserv)

September 8, 2022

Dear UNC Research Community, Effective September 12, 2022, the process for requesting a Billing Coverage Analysis (BCA) will change.  We are now utilizing the Service Now ticketing system for all BCA requests. This system will make it easier for the Research community by providing one central location to submit a BCA request. The below link … Read more

Use of Non-UNC Email for Research

September 6, 2022

Dear SOM Clinical Research Community, Please be sure to review the announcement below regarding the requirement to utilize only UNC email addresses for communicating with research participants via email. -SOM CRSO   [FORMAL NOTICE] Use of non-UNC Email for Research   Use of non-UNC Email Accounts for Research Recruitment Recruitment of subjects for research is … Read more

Town Hall: One UNC Clinical Research

August 18, 2022

The Research Integration Team invites you to join an interactive conversation about the One UNC Clinical Research Initiative between the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, School of Medicine, and Healthcare System. All are encouraged to participate, share thoughts, and ask questions.   Wednesday, September 14, 2:00-3:00 PM Click here to register Click here … Read more

Resource Hub: as Texting Platform

August 11, 2022

As clinical research methods and standards strive to keep pace with the needs of our research participants, it is important to consider communication preferences. Text messaging with participants is an often desired method of communication and can bolster participant understanding and compliance with study activities. UNC-CH has completed a security review and executed a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) with to permit this service to be utilized for communication with research participants.

In the Know: Clinical Trial Requirement to Post Informed Consent Form

July 19, 2022

Most research teams are aware of the requirements to list clinical trials and upload results to, but did you know you are also required to post the consent form? The 2018 Requirements state that a consent form must be posted to a designated federal website after the clinical trial is closed to recruitment, and no later than 60 days after the last study visit by any subject.

Resource Hub: Informed Consent Self Assessment Tool

June 30, 2022

Self-assessment is a valuable activity that can be informative in a variety of settings, including informed consent for clinical research. Now you can proactively discover your informed consent process strengths and areas for improvement using a new Informed Consent Self-Assessment tool!