Managing a Monitoring Plan

The following guidelines are provided to assist with managing your approved monitoring plan.

Investigator Responsibilities

Principal Investigators are required to:

a. Submit their Monitoring Plan Renewal Form 60 days prior to their renewal date.

b. Promptly report any changes to their monitoring plan at ori@fiu.edu.

c. Continuously submit the Exhibit B. Employee Disclosure Statement to ori@fiu.edu as new students/employees are hired.

d. Adhere to high ethical standards.

e. Comply with the requirements in the approved Monitoring Plan.

Submitting Renewals

a. The employee must email the completed Monitoring Plan Renewal Form to ori@fiu.edu 60 days prior to the renewal date. ORI will ensure that all required information is provided.  If the information is not complete, it shall be returned to the employee for completion.

b. Once the require form is complete, ORI shall schedule the Conflict of Interest Research Committee (COI-RC) meeting.

c. If the monitoring plan has no changes, then ORI will issue a re-approval memorandum for the period approved by the COI-IRC.