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UF Clinical Research COVID-19 Response

The UF Office of Clinical Research has published COVID-19 guidance for clinical research projects, which applies to all UF health-related human subjects research. See https://clinicalresearch.ctsi.ufl.edu/covid-19. Questions or Comments? Please contact OCR.

UF Research Adopting UF Campus COVID-19 Guidelines for Activities in Research

Effective immediately, UF Research will adopt the UF Campus COVID-19 Guidelines found at https://coronavirus.ufl.edu/resources/health-guidance/ as the requirements for UF research activities, with the exception of certain human subject research.  The previous requirements within the Research Resumption Plan, implemented last spring at the height of the pandemic, regarding limited numbers of persons…

Updates to the OCR Training Series

The Office of Clincial Research (OCR) will be combining Research Billing Compliance (RBC), Epic Research, and OnCore classes into one training series.

OnCore Basics Class Has Been Replaced with Online Course

OCR810 OnCore Certification Starting in 2021, the live OCR800: OnCore Basics course has been retired and replaced with OCR810: Introduction to OnCore, an online certification course. Going forward, OCR810 will be required for any research staff member who is new to OnCore and needs access. The OCR810 certification is…

Hotel ELEO Caters to UFHealth Patients

Hotel ELEO at the University of Florida, a 173-room boutique hotel, opened July 1, 2020 in Gainesville, Florida. The hotel is owned by UFHealth Shands and features flexible meeting and event space, a fitness studio outfitted with high-end cardio and resistance equipment, and an unparalleled level of service. The hotel’s…

Need PPE? UF Procurement Services Can Help!

UF departments and researchers can purchase PPE for their research teams and research labs through UF Procurement Services. Ordering information can be found at https://procurement.ufl.edu/covid19ppe/. Items available include: Disposable Face CoveringReusable Face CoveringFloor DecalsHand SanitizerDisinfectantDisinfectant WipesSanitizing WipesFace ShieldsEye Protection…

Improved Research View Access for Inpatient/ED Participant Epic Charts

For many years, most study coordinators did not have Epic view access to certain Inpatient (IP) and Emergency Department (ED) patient records. In particular, there were issues with viewing Medication records and various Notes. There also was confusion regarding the correct Epic login department to use for these patients.