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Principal Investigator (PI) Eligibility


All sponsored projects at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia must have an individual designated as Principal Investigator.  This person must have sufficient authority; appropriate background, knowledge, training, and accountability to carry out all aspects of the project.

The policy covers trainees and exceptions for other individuals.  Please read the PI Eligibility Policy for further details.  If you are requesting Temporary PI Status per the policy, use the Temporary PI Status Request Form.