The Penn Human
Subjects Adverse Events Reporting (PennAEs) component of the PennERA
system will be released to a pilot group within the University of
Pennsylvania's academic research community this month, followed by
a phased rollout to the University at-large later in the fall.
Researchers, faculty, and students will be notified when PennAEs is
available for campus-wide use.
PennAEs is a
web-based software solution that facilitates the tracking,
collecting, and reporting of serious adverse events involving human
subjects to the Institutional Review Boards of the University of
Pennsylvania. Specifically, this system
central repository of adverse event information that includes
historical and current data
ability to create and print a Voluntary Report to Sponsor Form
as well as the University of Pennsylvania Adverse Event
immediate electronic delivery of reports to the Office of
easily accessible via any web browser
ability to monitor and maintain information in a consistent and
annual reporting Adverse event reporting functionality will
later be integrated into the core PennERA system.
To access PennAEs,
users will need a PennNet ID and password (PennKey and PennKey
password after October 14, 2002). Optional training sessions will be
available. The training schedule will be published on the Office of
Regulatory Affairs' web site upon release of PennAEs.
If you have any
questions or would like more detailed information about the PennAEs
component of the PennERA system, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact Chris Sandy at (215) 746-6266.
R. Sherwin, Director of the Office of Regulatory Affairs
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 3, September 10, 2002
September 10, 2002
Volume 49 Number 3
Major General in the U.S. Marines has been named as Penn's
House--the community service hub--has a new
the Convocation last Wednesday, the President
welcomed the new students to campus with words of wisdom.
Research Administration--is intended to streamline processes
related to sponsored research.
a new authentication system is coming to campus to improve
network security and protect privacy online.
last academic year? The Models
of Excellence program seeks nominees whose notable
achievements went above and beyond the job expectations.