Introducing the Protocol Builder Resident and New Investigator Program
Develop Research Skills
The Resident and New Investigator Program includes training resources to help program directors fill their training gaps:
- Observational Research Study Design – live webinar training
- CITI Program Research Study Design – NEW*
- CITI Program Protocol Registration and Results Summary Disclosure in ClinicalTrials.gov – NEW*
- Literature search, protocol-writing and research project advice articles
- Helps prepare studies for publication
* Available with 3 year subscription for CITI Program members.
Enable Faculty-Resident Collaboration
Faculty and residents program-wide can use a common tool to collaborate on writing protocols for research projects:
- Online tool available 24/7
- Standardize template options include Chart Review, Observational, Repository and Interventional templates
- Faculty can create starter protocols to share with students for them to edit
- Needs Review List alerts users to section changes in the protocol that need to be reviewed
- Commenting options including in-line editing with before/after comparison and Commenting Tool.
Support compliance with IRB requirements
Templates, content and tools to help comply with IRB requirements and lower IRB support needs:
- Section guidance and sample content for all templates has been CIP and IRB Director review – now updated to reflect Revised Common Rule guidance.
- Standard protocol templates need to be followed – sections cannot be deleted or changed
- Protocol dashboard and section completeness indicators drive 100% completeness of protocols*
- Resource Center content supports understanding of regulations and protocol writing – including the recent Revised Common Rule.
* Hollis, S., Irvine, K. “Can technology tools improve the protocol-writing process? A Proof of Concept Study by Ascension Healthcare System”; August 2018.