Information for Research Study Volunteers
Participating in clinical research makes a valuable contribution to the advancement of health care. Through research, scientists and providers are able to discover and evaluate new and improved treatments for diseases.
Fairview and the University of Minnesota Partnership for Research
Fairview Health Services, in partnership with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians, has a strong commitment to health research. Together we view research as an integral and critical component in providing exceptional care to our patients and the community.
- Search for research opportunities: UMN Study Finder
- Register as a research study volunteer: UMN ResearchMatch
Help us to develop tomorrow's treatments today.
Asking Questions and Reporting Research Concerns
As we strive to develop medical innovations and become a leading academic medical center, research is becoming increasingly important. As Fairview/ M-Health employees, we have responsibility to ask questions and report concerns about research conducted within our facilities. Reporting concerns is the duty of all Fairview/M-Health; all concerns are taken seriously, investigated, and if appropriate, necessary action is taken. Details of any action taken may not always be disclosed to the individual who reported the concern, but all concerns are taken seriously and will be investigated.
There are several channels for anyone to ask questions or report research concerns:
- Talk with your manager, supervisor, or Human Resources
- Contact Fairview's Research Administration Department, 612-672-7690 or email@example.com
- Call the Fairview Research Helpline, 612-672-7692 or toll-free, 1-866-508-6961
- Contact the Corporate Compliance Department, 612-672-6693
- Call the Fairview Compliance Hotline, 612-672-2300 or toll-free, 1-866-530-4694. You can remain anonymous
- Submit via the Fairview Corporate Compliance online reporting option. Go to the Fairview Intranet, scroll to the right for the Compliance Reporting link on the top of the page. You can remain anonymous
- Call the University of Minnesota Institutional Review Board (IRB) Research Subjects' Advocate Line, 612-625-1650
- Submit to the University of Minnesota IRB online reporting option.