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Research Study Proposals

How to Contact EMRAP for Study Introduction

For research investigators interested in working with EMRAP to enroll patients for research studies, please complete the EMRAP Research Study Proposal Form and email to:

  • For non-ED studies, there must be a ED physician listed as a co-investigator.
  • Contact the EMRAP Director and EMRAP Coordinators to work with you to answer any questions you may have on what EMRAP can and cannot do for your research study.
    • To help with the IRB for the methods section regarding the role of EMRAP
    • Ask for current EMRAP Research Associate names to be added to the IRB as Research Personnel
  • After IRB approval, present the study at an EMRAP Friday Meeting
    • At least one-week prior, provide a study summary of the research study (introduction, inclusion/exclusion criteria, methods: one paragraph)
    • EMRAP liaison/research coordinator will be selected by the time of your presentation date
    • Prepare a PowerPoint presentation on the specifics of your study and how EMRAP will be involved/EMRAP Research Associate roles in the research study
    • Meet with the EMRAP liaison to create a screening log/data collection sheet, prepare consent forms/HIPAA forms, a study binder, additional documents needed for study implementation (can be done prior to the study presentation if time permits)
  • EMRAP liaison will prepare a study binder and present the necessary study forms and the procedure of enrolling patients during the next EMRAP meeting
    • Study binders need to include all IRB documents:
      • Protocol Narrative
      • Consent Forms
      • Study Participation Forms
      • Data Collection Forms
      • Additional IRB Approved Documents
  • Study enrollment should begin after all the required presentations are completed (and once all the forms and study binder are ready)