Research Credentialing

The UH Research Credentialing Process Provides Non-UH Personnel Proper Access To UH Patients’ Protected Health Information (UH PHI) Under Institutional Review Board (IRB)-Approved Research Studies

University Hospitals has developed a UH Research Credentialing Process for non-UH personnel, primarily emanating from: Case Western Reserve University, The MetroHealth System, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Ursuline College, and UH Volunteers.

The UH Research Credentialing process provides:

  • Access to UH PHI for IRB-approved research studies
  • Grants a UH-based title:
    • Research Faculty for MDs and/or PhD’s
    • Research Associate for all others
  • A UH e-mail address and IT access
  • Free access to UH-sponsored research training programs

For detailed information about how to submit your Research Credentialing application please read the Research Credentialing Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). This SOP is a step by step guide explaining the process.

If you have questions please first refer to the Frequently Asked Questions page.

Please e-mail UHResearchCredentialing@uhhospitals.org regarding all additional UH Research Credentialing questions.

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