Patient Medical Research Study Records

Records that document persons participating in a medical research project. File may include consent forms, patient's medical history, study's background and purpose, and other related records.




Office of Sponsored Programs

Retention Period

None listed

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008