Policies & Procedures

Standard Operating Procedures

The Human Research Protection Program Standard Operating Procedures has 17 sections. Click below to review a particular section or download the HRPP Standard Operating Procedures here. (Last updated: February 2024)


Unaffiliated Investigator and Associate in Research

An Unaffiliated Investigator (“UI”) is an individual who is not employed by Baystate Health, is not a member of the Baystate Health Medical Staff or Associate Professional, and is not a student enrolled in an academic program affiliated with Baystate Health. An Associate in Research is a student enrolled in an academic program affiliated with Baystate Health who participates in research without salary, stipend, or other compensation from Baystate Health.

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Conflict of Interest

If you have questions regarding Conflict of Interest or wish to report suspected misconduct at a Baystate Health facility, including the UMass Chan - Baystate campus, please contact Research Compliance Officer, Jennifer Pacheco via Jennifer.Pacheco@baystatehealth.org, phone 413-794-3458 or anonymously through the Corporate Compliance Hotline at 877-874-7444.

Research Policies
A comprehensive list of Research Policies can be found on Scribble.

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