UH Research Credentialing - Volunteer Application
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In order to complete the UH Research Credentialing Procedure – for Volunteers through UH Volunteer Services, please complete the following:

1) Complete the online application: UH Research Credentialing – Volunteer Application
2) Upload a completed and signed: Institutional Review Board Information and Department Chairman Certification document
3) Upload a copy of your completed: UH Volunteer Services Application
4) Read and upload a signed: University Hospitals Electronic Systems Agreement document
5) Complete the online training: Health Information Privacy and Security (HIPS) Module from the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Program and upload the completion report
6) Complete: The HIPAA and the Duty to Protect PHI training and quiz
7) If Applicable: Non-UH employees that are Research Scholars, Fellows, Coordinators, and other research personnel who do not hold a valid clinical license (e.g. M.D., D.O., R.N.) or corresponding training certificate in the State of Ohio who require access to the EMR must complete the form: Rules for Non-Licensed Researchers in a Clinical Setting



Your application will not be approved until all supporting documentation is received and completed.

All required supporting documentation should be uploaded into this application.
Paper copies will NOT be accepted.

Questions? Please send all questions to UHResearchCredentialing@UHhospitals.org and someone will get back to you.


NOTE: If using the 'Save and Return Later' feature, you MUST retain the validation code provided in order to access your application. If you do not have your validation code you WILL NOT be able to access your current application and will need to start over.

Reminder: Please renew your UH Research Credentials Annually

Your research activities related to use of UH Data must stop 1 year after the email notification of your approval. Until the renewal application is completed and approved, you are obligated to stop research activities, including those related to accessing, using or disclosing PHI.

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