Research Management Group (RMG)

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S.M.A.R.T. Meetings


S.M.A.R.T. Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

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Oncore Enterprise Development Program
Donald Mitchell, IRT & Yona Shucker, Spectrum-Don and Yona will provide an overview of the Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) under development.
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NIH Updates - Sonia Barragan, RMG
NIH has recently released several important Guide Memos that we will review.
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SeRA  Authority Management for PDRF - Sonia Barragan, RMG & Tim Leung, OSR
Review of the Department’s ability to manage the routing process for the PDRF
Download presentation   pdf - Jennifer Brown, Clinical Research Quality (CRQ)
Jennifer will provide an overview of the federal requirements for registering and reporting clinical trials.
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RMG Winter Closure Reminder



S.M.A.R.T. Meeting

Date:               Tuesday, August 9
Time:              10:00 - 11:30AM
Location:       Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC), LK130

OBI Financial Reporting - Alex Ochoa, Research Financial Compliance and Services. Alex will provide and overview of the newly released PI Quarterly Review and Certification (RM3 149 Report) including the different views and scheduling of the report. In addition, he will demonstrate the OBI version of the Expenditure Award Report (RM3 179 Report) and the different features.

NIH Updates - Sonia Barragan, Research Management Group
Sonia will review several of the latest NIH Guide Notices including a recent policy change on required effort during a no-cost extension period.

SeRA Updates - Tim Leung, Office of Sponsored Research
Tim will review the recent SeRA release with focus on the new SeRA PTA Manager look and feel and the PDRF Budget Details page. There will also be time for general SeRA Q and A.


S.M.A.R.T. Meeting
April 21, 2016


SoM Business Performance Excellence (Lean) Program - Mike Martyn, SISU Consulting Group
Mike has been partnering with various groups in the SoM over the last year to develop a “Lean" approach to process improvement and efficiency. As part of his training Mike is hosting a series of presentations on Lean principles. This presentation will focus on The Power of Incremental Kaizen introducing the fundamental approaches to problem solving and will cover the power and keys to incremental improvement through team-based problem solving,daily kaizen, and recognition. We encourage you to invite your teams and colleagues who are interested in learning about Lean process principles.

Changes to Gift Determination and Processing
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DoResearch Updates - Catalina Verdu-Cano, DoR
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NIH Updates:

Changes to salary limitation on K-Awards  
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Biosketch changes  
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New "Forms D”     
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Major change to the process for notifying NIH when grant annual direct costs exceed $499K
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SMART Email Distribution List

To be added to the S.M.A.R.T. email distribution list to receive research administrative and funding opportunity announcements, please send an email to Jeanne Heschele at jheschele at stanford dot edu [jheschele].

ARRA- Recovery Act

RMG staff acknowledged:

-April 27, 2009 Dean's Newsletter "The Stimulus Stimulates NIH Applications"

April 29, 2009 Stanford Report
"Round-the-clock effort fuels stimulus grant drive"

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