Responsibility in Research

The Medical College of Wisconsin adheres to the highest scientific and ethical standards in the conduct of research.  Some of the key areas of responsibility are highlighted below.


MCW has filed formal assurances and registrations with governing federal and state agencies and maintains voluntary accreditations for its research subject protection programs.

Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research

MCW maintains a corporate policy on Financial Conflicts of Interest in Research which meets all requirements of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations.

Responsible Conduct of Research Instruction

MCW offers an instructional program in the responsible conduct of research as required by NIH and NSF policies.

NIH Public Access Policy

The NIH Public Access Policy requires that any peer-reviewed article accepted for publication on or after April 7, 2008 that arises from NIH funds be submitted to PubMed Central.

Quality Improvement Program

The Quality Improvement staff works with the investigator, members of the research team and MCW/FH IRBs to conduct research studies in a safe, compliant and ethical fashion.

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