Responsible Conduct of Research Program



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The Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) program offers centralized education, policy, and training resources to encourage best practices and promote scientific integrity as a core value.

RCR topics include:

  • Authorship and Publication Practice
  • Collaboration
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Data Management - Acquisition, Sharing and Ownership
  • Foreign Influence
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mentoring
  • Peer Review
  • Research Involving Human Subjects
  • Research Involving Animal Subjects
  • Research Misconduct
  • Researcher in Society
  • Unconscious Bias

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute requires all fellows, research trainees, NIH early career investigators and research faculty to participate in a comprehensive RCR training program.