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January 5, 2022: REMINDER – New Required NIH Other Support Disclosures Beginning January 25, 2022

  • Read the new NIH Biosketch and Other Support disclosure requirements Quick Guide. NIH will require all faculty to include disclosure copies of non-JHU contracts related to foreign appointments and/or employment as part of their Other Support disclosures.
  • All faculty will be required to electronically sign their NIH Other Support disclosures using DocuSign. Need help? Instructions on how to use DocuSign can be found here. Please also see the DocuSign workflow instructions and tutorial on how to create DocuSign envelopes.

December 7, 2021: Upcoming Q&A Sessions

Upcoming ORA Trainings

NIH Other Support and Signature Requirement Q&A sessions*:

Weekday Date Time
Thursday December 16th 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday January 7th 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday January 14th 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday January 19th 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zoom meeting link for all sessions:
Meeting ID: 933 9034 5939
Passcode: 678749

Please also consult the University Current and Pending/Other Support page for further guidance:

*Copies of the Q&A slides from prior presentations can be found below in the ORA Presentations section, but additional updates will be provided during the upcoming sessions.

ORA Presentations

Updated NIH Other Support & Biosketch Guidance

Q&A Slides: Changes to NIH Other Support & Signature Requirement (December 2021)

NIH Biosketch and Other Support disclosure requirements Quick Guide

Foreign Contracts Review Workflow

Coming soon.

DocuSign Workflow and Instructions

DocuSign Login

DocuSign workflow

DocuSign electronic signature instructions

Learn how to send DocuSign envelopes: DocuSign Video Tutorial

CORA Resources and Training Opportunities

Additional School of Medicine resources, tools, and information needed to manage sponsored research funding can be found on the Community of Research Administrators (CORA) website.

ORA Advisory Board

Coming soon.

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