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Proposed Collection; 60-Day Comment Request Application and Impact of Clinical Research Training on Healthcare Professionals in Academia and Clinical Research (Office of the Director)

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National Institutes of Health, HHS.




In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Start Printed Page 33271Reduction Act of 1995 to provide opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the Office of Clinical Research (OCR), Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health, will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.


Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication.

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To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Dr. Anne Zajicek, M.D., Pharm.D., Deputy Director, Office of Clinical Research, NIH Office of the Director, Building 1, Room 208A, MSC-0155, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 or call non-toll-free number (301) 480-9913 or Email your request, including your address to: Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing.

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Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires: Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies are invited to address one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimizes the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Proposed Collection Title: Application and Impact of Clinical Research Training on Healthcare Professionals in Academia and Clinical Research, Office of Clinical Research, (OCR), 0925-NEW, expiration date XX/XX/XXXX, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of the Director (OD).

Need and Use of Information Collection: The purpose of this survey is to assess the long-term impact and outcomes of clinical research training programs provided by the Office of Clinical Research located in the NIH Office of the Director (OD) over a ten-year follow-up period. The information received from respondents will provide insight on the following: Impact of the courses on (a) promotion of professional competence, (b) research productivity and independence, and (c) future career development within clinical, translational and academic research settings. These surveys will provide preliminary data and guidance in (1) developing recommendations for collecting outcomes to assess the effectiveness of the training courses, and (2) tracking the impact of the curriculum on participants' ability to perform successfully in academic, non-academic, research, and non-research settings.

OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 1,589.

Estimated Annualized Burden Hours

Form nameType of respondentsEstimated number of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage time per response (in hours)Total annual burden hours
OCR Learning Portal RegistrationHealthcare Professionals2,000110/60333
General Public500110/6083
IPPCR Lecture EvaluationHealthcare Professionals750110/60125
General Public250110/6042
IPPCR Final Course EvaluationHealthcare Professionals750110/60125
General Public250110/6042
PCP Lecture EvaluationHealthcare Professionals750110/60125
General Public250110/6042
PCP Final Course EvaluationHealthcare Professionals750110/60125
General Public250110/6042
NIH Summer Course in Clinical and Translational Research Course EvaluationHealthcare Professionals20110/603
Sabbatical in Clinical Research Management Course EvaluationHealthcare Professionals20110/603
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Dated: July 3, 2019.

Lawrence A. Tabak,

Principal Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health.

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[FR Doc. 2019-14821 Filed 7-11-19; 8:45 am]