Research Center Forms, Policies and Instructions by Topic

These documents are arranged by topic.
Please refer to the originating office's website for context. 

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Adverse events guidelines and forms  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
IRB Adverse Events, Other Unanticipated Problems and Protocol Violations Policy   
IRB External Adverse Event Form   
IRB Internal Adverse Event Form   
When to Report Internal and External Adverse Events   
   
Animal care guidelines and policies  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Guidelines on Definitions of Non-survival and Survival Surgery   
Guidelines on Handling BrdU in the Animal Facility   
Guidelines on the Use of Tribromoethanol (Avertin)   
IACUC Policies and Procedures Manual   
IACUC Semi-Annual Laboratory Inspection Checklist   
Policy for Transfer of Animals   
Policy on Aseptic Technique for Rodent Survival Surgeries   
Policy on Managing Overcrowded Mouse Cages   
Policy on Tribromoethanol (Avertin) Use in Mice and Rats   
Policy on Use of Rodent Biologicals in Rodents   
Process for Ordering Animals   
Reporting Concerns Regarding Animal Treatment   
RSF Policies and Procedures Manual   
RSF Semi-Annual Inspection Guide   
Zebrafish Housing Density Policy   
Zebrafish Policy   
   
Animal protocol forms  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
IACUC Annual Certification Form 300   
IACUC Annual Rodent Breeding Certification Form 400   
IACUC ASP Form 100   
IACUC ASP Form 100 Additional Species   
IACUC ASP Form 200   
IACUC De Novo Protocol Submission Deadline Policy   
IACUC Justification of Animal Numbers   
IACUC Notification of Use of Avian Embryos Form and Policy   
IACUC Protocol Inactivation Form 500   
IACUC Submission Requirements and Review Process   
IACUC Temporary Personnel Addition Form 600   
   
Biosafety guidelines  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Biohazardous Material (Sample) Laboratory Standard Operating Procedure   
Biosafety Considerations for Research with Lentiviral Vectors   
Safety Protocol Sample Document   
   
Biosafety protocol forms  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
IBC Amendment Request Form   
IBC Annual Progress Report   
IBC Registration Document   
Safety Protocol Sample Document   
   
Building / room access forms and guidelines   
Building / IT Access Request Form  Information Technology 
Conference Room Guidelines  Facilities 
Conference Room Reservation Form  Facilities 
Key Request Form  Facilities 
 Space Assignment Request Form  Office of the Senior VP and COO 
   
Chemical safety  CMRC Safety Guidelines and Plans 
Chemical Disposal Sheet   
Hazard Communication Plan   
Reducing Agents   
   
Clinical trials forms and guidelines  Office of Sponsored Programs 
Clinical Trials Budget Template   
Clinical Trials Common Acronyms   
Clinical Trials Communication Form   
Clinical Trials Cost Comparison Budget Template   
How to Conduct Clinical Trials Research   
   
Conflict of Interest Policy for Sponsored Programs  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
   
Contact information   
Children's Memorial Research Center Directory  Office of the Senior VP and COO 
Freezer and Equipment Emergency Contact Information Form  Facilities 
   
Emergency procedures   
Freezer and Equipment Emergency Contact Information Form  Facilities 
Radioactive Spill Procedures  Radiation Safety 
RSF Emergency and Disaster Plan  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
   
Facilities forms  Facilities 
Asset Management Form   
Property Disposal Form   
   
Grants and contracts forms  Office of Sponsored Programs 
Cost Transfer Policy   
Fixed Price Award Balance Transfer Request   
Fund Report Access Request Form   
OSP Routing Form   
Other Payroll Correction Form   
Payroll Correction Form   
Pre Award Spending Account Instructions and Request   
Study Visit Reimbursement Set-up Form   
Transaction Correction Form   
Unscheduled Patient Petty Cash Request Form   
   
Grants and contracts guidelines and policies  Office of Sponsored Programs 
Billing for Study Visits and Procedures in Epic   
Budget Justification Example   
Criteria for Defining Sponsored Grants and Contracts and Philanthropic Gifts   
Direct Cost Charging Policy   
Disposition of Unexpended Balances in Grants and Contracts Policy   
Grant Application Package Example   
How to Review Research Study Charges in Epic   
How to Search for an Employee in the Template System   
Labor Template Basics   
Labor Template Errors Explanation   
Labor Template FAQs   
Lawson Ebroadcasting Viewing and Drill Around Instructions   
Lawson LBI Instructions   
NIH Public Access Fact Sheet   
No Cost Extension Policy   
OSP Routing Form Instructions   
Person Month Calculator   
Pre Award Spending Account Instructions and Request   
Research Support Facility Rate Sheet   
Reviewing Professional Fees on Research Study Funds, Tips on   
Roles of OSP and Finance   
Study Visit Reimbursement Process Overview   
Subcontracts and Consultant Agreements on Sponsored Research Grants   
Subcontract and/or Consultant Agreement, What You'll Need   
   
Human cell line / material policies  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Policy   
Pathogen Testing of Human Material, Policy   
Research Involving Human Cell Lines, Policy   
   
Human subject consent and assent forms  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Adolescent Assent Template   
Adult Consent by Proxy   
Adult Subject Consent   
IRB Proxy Consent Policy   
IRB Short Form Consents (in English, Spanish, Bosnian, Vietnamese, Polish,
Arabic and Russian)
 
 
IRB Short Form Instructions for Use   
Parent Consent Template   
Suggestions and Guidance for Writing Consent and Assent Forms   
Surrogate Certification Form   
   
Human subject guidelines and policies  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
CMH and NU Reciprocal Agreements for Oversight of Research Protocols   
FDA Guidance for Industry: Investigator Responsibilities   
Instructions on Submissions to the IRB Mailbox   
IRB Amendment Form Policy   
IRB Complete Submission Policy   
IRB Continuing Review Form Instructions   
IRB Policies and Procedures Manual   
IRB Registration and Federalwide Assurance Letter   
IRB Requirements for Initial Submissions of New Studies   
IRB Research Plan Guidelines   
IRB Research Protocol Progress Report Form and Instructions   
IRB Submission Checklist   
IRB Submission Tipsheet   
Maximum Allowable Total Blood Draw Volumes   
   
Human subject protocol forms  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Amendment Form for IRB Approved Studies   
Application for Exemption from IRB Review   
Application for Waiver Related to HIPAA   
IRB Continuing Review Form   
IRB Current Education Certifications   
IRB Education Certifications Expiring Within the Next Three Months   
IRB Federalwide Assurance Registration Letter   
IRB Inactivation Form   
IRB Protocol Deviation Form   
Other Unanticipated Problems and Protocol Violation Report Form   
Protected Health Information Accessed for Preparatory Research Form   
   
Lawson information   
Lawson Ebroadcasting Viewing and Drill Around Instructions  Office of Sponsored Programs 
Lawson LBI Instructions  Office of Sponsored Programs 
Lawson Online Ordering Manual  Information Technology 
   
Office and program manuals  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
IACUC Policies and Procedures Manual   
IRB Policies and Procedures Manual   
Research Integrity and Compliance Program Manual   
RSF Policies and Procedures Manual   
   
Purchasing policies, forms and instructions  Purchasing 
Capital Equipment Purchases Policy   
Direct Purchasing Requisition (Supply Requisition) Instructions   
GHX Catalyst, Creating Punch Out Requisitions   
GHX Instructions   
New Vendor Authorization   
Purchase Order Number for Equipment Service Agreements, Directions for   
Returned Goods Instructions   
   
Radiation Safety forms  Radiation Safety 
Film Badge Exposure Release Form   
IEMA Form J - Doctors Use   
IEMA KLA Form   
Radiation Personnel Registration Form and Film Badge Application   
Radiation Safety Declared Pregnancy Form   
Radioactive Material Order Form   
Radioactive Material User License Application - In Vitro   
Radioactive Material User License Application - In Vivo   
   
Radiation Safety information  Radiation Safety 
Film Badge Instructions / Information Letter   
Pregnant Radiation Worker Information   
Radiation and Pregnancy Fact Sheet   
Radiation Prudent Practices   
Radiation Safety General Rules   
   
Request forms   
BRC Help Request Form  Biostatistics Research Core 
BRC Options and Rates  Biostatistics Research Core 
Building / IT Access Request Form  Information Technology 
Children's Memorial Research Center Membership Application  Office of the President and Scientific Director 
Conference Room Reservation Form  Facilities 
Current Awareness Profile Form  Pritzker Research Library 
Epic Research Request Form  Clinical and Translational Research Program 
Funding Search Form  Pritzker Research Library 
Information Management New / Account Change Password Request Form  Information Technology 
Interlibrary Loan Form  Pritzker Research Library 
Key Request Form  Facilities 
Laser Print Cartridge Order Form  Information Technology 
Lawson Add New User / Delete User Forms  Information Technology 
Microarray Facility Service Request Form  Microarray Facility 
Research Histology Order Form  Research Histology 
Sequencing Core Request Form  Sequencing Core 
Space Assignment Request Form  Office of the Senior VP and COO 
   
Research misconduct protocols  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Protocol for Drafting Inquiry Report   
Protocol for Drafting Investigation Report   
Protocol for ORI Reporting Timeframes   
Protocol for Retention and Custody of Research Misconduct Proceeding Record    
   
Research personnel forms  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
IACUC Temporary Personnel Addition Form 600   
IBC Protocol Personnel Addition   
IRB Research Personnel Form    
IRB Research Personnel Form Policy   
   
Rodent forms and policies  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Annual Rodent Breeding Certification Form 400   
Policy on Aseptic Technique for Rodent Survival Surgeries   
Policy on Managing Overcrowded Mouse Cages   
Policy on Tribromoethanol (Avertin) Use in Mice and Rats   
Policy on Use of Rodent Biologicals in Rodents   
   
Safety information   
Biohazardous Material (Sample) Laboratory Standard Operating Procedure  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Biosafety Considerations for Research with Lentiviral Vectors  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Chemical Disposal Sheet  CMRC Safety Guidelines and Plans 
Freezer and Equipment Emergency Contact Information Form  Facilities 
Hazard Communication Plan  CMRC Safety Guidelines and Plans 
Radioactive Spill Procedures  Radiation Safety 
Reducing Agents  CMRC Safety Guidelines and Plans 
RSF Emergency and Disaster Plan  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Safety Protocol Sample Document  Office for Research Integrity and Compliance 
Vacuum Safety  CMRC Safety Guidelines and Plans 
   
Technology transfer form and policy  Office of the Senior VP and COO 
Children's Memorial Medical Center Policy on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer   
Patent Disclosure Form   
   
Travel award forms and instructions  Training Program 
Travel Award Application Form   
Travel Award Application Instructions    
Travel Award Budget Form