Submitting a New Project

Steps/Checklist to Submit a Research Proposal

  • Prepare a Study Protocol and Case Report Form for new research project/survey

  • Submit the Study protocol and Case Report Form to the ID COP Executive Committee (EC) Chair.

  • The ID COP EC has monthly conference calls and will review the proposal

  • The ID COP EC will submit suggestions to the principal investigator

  • Once approved by the ID COP EC the Project is "adopted" as an ID COP Initiative

  • Email the approved proposal of the ID COP AST Board Liaison

  • The ID COP AST Board Liaison will present the research proposal to the AST Board during their next conference call

  • The AST Board will submit suggestions to the principal investigator and ID COP Executive Committee

  • Primary Investigator will submit the proposal for IRB approval including a data use agreement

  • Enrollment of Study Sites

  • Data Collection

  • Data Analysis

  • Preparation and submission of an abstract to ATC

  • Preparation of the manuscript

  • Submission of the finalized manuscript to the ID COP Executive Committee

  • Submission of the finalized manuscript to the AST Board for approval

  • Submission of the manuscript to a journal