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OCR Guidance for Creating Short Study Title

Due to database restrictions and the need for consistency among databases and departments, the Emory Office for Clinical Research (OCR) has developed guidance in creating the Short Study Title.  The Databases used to determine this guidance: OnCore, EPIC, Vestigo, ClinicalTrials.gov, Salesforce Study log, and eIRB submission.  The Short Study Title should be based upon the […]

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OnCore Training and SharePoint Updates

As part of Emory Healthcare transitioning to the Epic electronic medical record and billing system, the University will be concurrently implementing the OnCore Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS) to provide a seamless connection for clinical research across the enterprise. OnCore is a cloud-based CTMS designed to simplify the management of clinical research and integration of […]

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ORA Office Overview

The Office for Research Administration encompasses many individual offices, each of which retain expertise in different areas of the research process. Your first point of contact will usually be your local RAS representative. They will help you determine which of the other touchpoints are necessary to submit a grant application, conduct a clinical trial, or […]

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Rapid Response Expedites COVID-19 Related Studies at Emory

In January 2020, the Georgia CTSA Quality & Efficiency program finalized their SOP for the Rapid Response Team to obtain fast-track approvals across the Emory system. This new SOP allows for the coordination of needed approvals within 48 hours. The process was a collaboration, with Office for Clinical Research (OCR) leading Emory’s Rapid Response Team […]

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Changes to Clinical Research Training

You may have received a letter from Dr. Jeffrey Lennox, summarizing changes to the required training for researchers working on clinical trials. That training is now partially conducted via CITI, the same site that provides our IRB-required ethics training. However, until further notice, the IRB will still require your proof of completion to be uploaded […]

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OCR’s Education and Outreach Team Receives ATD’s 2014 Champion of Learning Award!

The Office for Clinical Research Education and Outreach team won the 2014 American Society for Training and Development (now Association for Talent Development) Champion of Learning Award on behalf of Emory University.  The award recognizes individuals whose advocacy, commitment, or actions in support of learning and talent development have influenced audiences or organizations. The award’s […]

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