Research & Development and Merit Review Forms

This Web site is for Cleveland VA Medical Center research staff, their partners and affiliated academic community.

All proposals submitted to the Research & Development Committee must be accompanied by a completed Request to Review Research Proposal RRRP Form   Other required documents are listed below (the Request to Review Research Proposal -- RRRP has more details regarding which forms are needed for which types of funding proposals):

RRRP: Request to Review Research Proposal NEW 01/2018
Initial Review Form NEW 01/2018***
Abstract Template NEW 01/2018
Budget Template NEW 01/2018
Letter of Support of Services
Letter of Support of Services for CBOC use
Data Management and Access Plan NEW 01/2018
Conflict of Interest Disclosure(when signing with electronic signature)
Conflict of Interest Disclosure(when printing and signing with pen and ink)


 

** These links use regular e-mail and are not secure. Do not send personal or medical information unprotected over the Internet. If you wish to send personal information please use the secure Ask a Question form.
 

*** Each proposal must be accompanied by a set of reviews as described in the following table:

 

Proposal Type

Reviews Needed

VA Funding Application (VA Merit, VA Career Development, REAP, VISN, etc.)

The submission must be accompanied by two scientific reviews.  If this is a new submission one of your reviewers must be a VA Investigator

Applications for non-VA Funding (projects funded by the NIH, AHA, etc.) that has been reviewed by a study section review panel

The submission must include the reviews by the funding agency.

Industry sponsored and initiated project

The submission must be accompanied by two scientific reviews.  One review must be from a VA investigator.  One review must be your Service Chief.

Projects that are not funded or have not been submitted for funding

The submission must be accompanied by two scientific reviews.  One of these reviewers must be a VA Investigator

These require using the initial review form.

The following is required for first time LSCDVAMC Research Service Principal Investigators:

New Investigator Packet NEW 01/2018 Word

If you will be taking sensitive or patient health related data offsite you will need the following form:

Memo to Transport Sensitive Research Information New 01/2018 Word
Data Transfer Agreement**** Word
Data Use Agreement Word

As of July 2009 the R&D Committee is considered the Committee of record for studies that do not fall under the SRS, IRB or IACUC.  These studies should use the R&DC annual review form NEW 01/2018.

 

Questions regarding VA funding applications can be directed to Holly Henry (phone: 216-791-3800 x4657) 




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