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The mission of the University of Utah’s Office of Quality Compliance (OQC) is to facilitate ethical, efficient and high-quality research, and protect overall data integrity. The OQC provides guidance and research resources to research teams and scholars across the University.

 
The Office of Quality Compliance (OQC) is here to:

Assist faculty and research staff in performing Self-Assessments about their studies and protocol activities

Conduct Research Climate Assessments to optimize study team performance

Perform For-Cause reviews, when needed

Lead the Research Quality Compliance Network, which is a University-wide collaboration of people working in research compliance
 
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Resources

Review

Reviews

The office of Quality Compliance (OQC) conducts three types of reviews:
  1. Self-Assessment Review
  2. Research Climate Aseessment
  3. For-Cause Review
 

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Review

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Research quality and integrity is essential to the mission of the University of Utah. SOPs are used to help ensure consistency and compliance in the conduct of clinical research and standardized processes align with the 1U4U vision. 

 

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SOP

Guidance Documents

 

Guidance documents are supportive documents that either describe in detail how a specific procedure is required to be performed or suggest direction on operational processes and workflows.

 

    

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Tool Kit

Tool Kit

 

This tool kit offers templates to assist research teams with conducting, tracking and/or monitoring research activities.  These documents are available for research teams to download and adapt for their own use.

 

 

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Research Quality Compliance Network (RQCN)

Research Quality Compliance Network (RQCN)

The network provides a forum for people involved in research to share and seek advice from their peers and hear the latest in quality compliance-related issues.

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 10/19/21