Partners Purchasing & Materials Management (MM) Department
Partners HealthCare System has launched a new online requisitioning system that will replace all current forms of requisitioning. This new system is called eBuy. The software, called eProcurement, facilitates the placement of orders for all goods and services right from any PHS desktop. eProcurement provides comprehensive tracking of the requisition from order placement right through invoice payment.
MGH Subcommittee on Research Animal Care
The Subcommittee on Research Animal Care (SRAC) serves as the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) for MGH. Institutions that receive federal funds or use species covered by the Animal Welfare Act are required, by the Public Health Service (PHS) and USDA, to appoint an IACUC to review all research, teaching or testing activities involving animals and to oversee and evaluate the animal care and use program. The SRAC satisfies the requirements of both agencies. Guidelines for IACUC structure and function are included in the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and in the USDA Animal Welfare Act.
MGH Center for Comparative Medicine and Laboratory Animal Services
The Center for Comparative Medicine's (CCM) mission is to provide the highest quality laboratory animal husbandry and veterinary services to MGH investigators and to ensure that all research animals at MGH are maintained and used in accordance with pertinent laws, regulations and accreditation standards.
Environmental Health and Safety Office at MGH
The mission of the Environmental Health and Safety Office is to ensure the safety of all patients, visitors, and staff in all MGH locations by supporting programs that provide an environment free of recognized hazards; to effectively manage behavior-based risks of injury and illness; to avoid property loss and adverse, internal or external, environmental impacts; and to train personnel to interact effectively with all aspects of their work environment
HHMI: Lab Management
Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty. Based on presentations and discussions from a course developed by HHMI and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, this book is a collection of practical advice, experiences, and opinions from seasoned biomedical investigators and other professionals. Also contains an overview of the course and lessons learned.
Partners Institutional Biosafety Committee
The Partners Institutional Biosafety Committee (PIBC) performs the NIH mandated function of reviewing and approving preclinical and clinical research involving recombinant DNA (rDNA), infectious agents, and human and nonhuman primate materials, and biological toxins. The PIBC’s mission is to promote safety and minimize the risks of performing Biological Research to Partners investigators, study participants, the community, and the environment by providing scientific review and oversight to human subjects and laboratory Biological Research at PIBC institutions.
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