VA Research Resources
Below are links to documents and to other web pages, such as pages at the website of the VA Office of Research & Development (ORD), that will be useful to those conducting VA research.
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Office of Research, Protections, Policy, & Education
Directives – VHA research requirements (PDFs)
Handbooks – Principles and procedures for specific research activities (PDFs)
Program Guides – Purpose, scope, and procedures for specific research programs (PDFs)
Telework and Remote Access
Research Submission Guidance
Budget Management and Planning
Investigational Drug Procedures
Recruiting Research Subjects
Lab Management and Safety
Publications and Presentations
Information Technology and Security
FAQs for Research Cybersecurity (VA Sharepoint)
NF/SG Information System Security Office (VA Sharepoint)
Study Closure, Lab Closure, PI Departures
Technology Transfer and Translation
VA ORD Technology Transfer Program
VA Translational Education and Mentoring (VA-TEAM) Training Program Center. This is an annual program; in 2022, applications were being received from Jan 7 to Feb 14.
IRBNet (VAIRRS) Tutorials for Researchers
- New User Registration: PDF Video
- User Profile and Training
- Accessing Projects
- Creating a New Project Package
Locked and Unlocked Packages
- Reminders (Red Flags), Messages, Alerts
- Project Mail: PDF Video
- Tagging Projects
- Review Status: PDF Video
- Adding or Removing Staff: PDF
- Project History: Video
- Package Navigator: PDF Video
- Archiving Projects: Video
- VAIRRS (IRBNet) FAQs
Conflict of Interest: Submission Instructions (PDF)