Researcher Responsibilities

  • All projects using the databases available at UNC require IRB approval.
  • For all publications and abstracts the following acknowledgment must be used:

The database infrastructure used for this project was funded by the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC; the CER Strategic Initiative of UNC’s Clinical & Translational Science Award (UL1TR001111); and the UNC School of Medicine.

  • We request that all researchers submit copies of final journal articles or the PubMed citation to the Comparative Effectiveness Research Strategic Initiative (