the office of research compliance promotes a culture of compliance, research integrity and high-quality research within the rush community. we function within corporate compliance and have a reporting relationships to the vice provost for research. to promote this culture of compliance, we partner with the office of research affairs, legal and the business units within university.
please click here to read the 2020 compliance manual.
learn about the qa/qi auditing and monitoring program
Learn about disclosure of outside professional activities & what to do to report them
learn who is required to complete this training as well as reviewing videos on this content
learn about this resource available and the regulations pertaining to this type of research
these are tools to assist the research community in achieving compliance with documentation and study implementation.
oversight of the regulatory, ethical and compliance aspects of preclinical and clinical research conducted at rush is a complex, multidimensional undertaking. we advise and consult the research community on navigating regulatory complexities. our mission is to support each operational area in its primary responsibility to ensure compliance. the following content areas are the focus of the office of research compliance (orc) program:
the orc incorporates the seven fundamental elements of an effective compliance program (issued by the office of inspector general (oig)) through review and implementation of policies and procedures, conducting effective education and training, routine and for cause audits, establishing a hotline and responding promptly to detected offenses and undertaking corrective action.