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A division of the VUMC Office of Research. Serves as the central Medical Center office for contract intake, processing, negotiation and management. OCM reviews both research and non-research contracts.
Clinical researchers who need to ship human patient samples and Dry Ice as part of clinical research activities can access an online training course in the VUMC Learning Exchange to meet the requirements of US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations. To enroll, log in the VUMC Learning Exchange, and search for "Clinical Research Human Patient Samples Shipping Training".
VPRAD is a program intended for staff working in an administrative role in a lab, clinic, or administrative office to fill in knowledge gaps and equip learners with a broad overview of VUMC’s Research Enterprise as well as the tools and resources to navigate within it.
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