By Julie Moore, JD, MS, CIP, Associate Director, Institutional Research Center of Excellence, Advarra Consulting
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for organizations conducting research to have certain protocols in place, including robust emergency preparedness plans. Designed to guide communications and operations throughout an ongoing public health emergency, it’s important an organization has an emergency preparedness plan in place.
Identifying Potential Risks to Your Organization
There are many factors to consider when developing a Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)-focused emergency preparedness plan. Developing an HRPP-focused plan should begin by assessing potential emergencies affecting an organization’s HRPP and their impact on the HRPP’s operations.