Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Feinberg Information Technology

Data Security Plans for Information Used in Clinical Research

The Data Security Plans for Information Used in Clinical Research policy and procedure defines the requirements for handing personal or health-related identifiable information within the context of clinical research.


Data Security Plan Template

Complete the Data Security Plan Template of checklist selections or short answers and submitted as part of the IRB workflow.


Data Security Plan Examples

Use the following examples of completed plans to better understand the template.


Uploading Data Security Plans

Use the following instructional documents to learn how to upload new and revised data security plans to the Research Supplemental Submission (RSS).