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The Research Administration Platform for Innovation and Discussion (R.A.P.I.D.) is a bi-monthly meeting that brings together Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) Research Administration professionals to discuss growth, changes, new initiatives, best practices and institutional direction. These monthly meetings are led by Adam Garriga, Chief Administrative Officer for Research and the updates are facilitated by WCM Research, Finance and ITS administration leadership.


NEXT SESSION - October 8, 2019 at 10:00 - 11:30am

Location: Belfer Research Building 204-A, B and C

RAPID - Research Administration Platform for Innovation and Discussion

Multi-Component, Multi-Site, Federally Funded Clinical Research Programs:

Successful Submissions and Program Management


With Faculty Guest Speakers * Timothy Wilkins * Douglas Nixon * Robert Furler *

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2019 Meetings


  • Session 3
  1.  Overview
  2. Timeline of events and recent emphasis on Foreign Influence, and reporting and disclosure requirements for NIH (and other federally funded) Sponsored Programs 
  3. Conflict of Interest Disclosure Updates (in development), Deemed Exports and Securing Lab Data Integrity
  • Additional Topics & Critical Updates:
  1. Account Transition - Fund to WBS - SRAs, SAs, BioPharma Alliance Agreements
  2. Introducing Salute, Chemical Inventory Platform, Summer of 2019!

Panel Discussions and Q&A were with:

  • Adam Garriga, Chief Administrative Officer, Research
  • Brian Tschinkel, Chief Information Security Officer, ITS
  • Conflicts Management Office (CMO)
  • University Counsel (UC)


  • Session 2 
  1. OSRA Updates
  2. Center for Technology Licensing (CTL)


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