2019 Protocol Review Committee/Protocol Review and Monitoring System (PRC/PRMS) Meeting Schedule

Hillman Cancer Center PRC/PRMS committee meeting dates and deadlines for submission for 2019 are as follows:

COMMITTEE A
3:30-5:00pm, 5 East Conference Room,
5th Floor, Cancer Pavilion
Andrew Laman, MD (Chairman)

COMMITTEE B
2:00-3:30pm, 5 East Conference Room,
5th Floor, Cancer Pavilion
Leonard Appleman, MD (Chairman)

Deadline Dates For Submission Meeting Dates Deadline Dates For Submission Meeting Dates
December 20, 2018 January 7, 2019 January 14, 2019 January 28, 2019
January 28, 2019 February 11, 2019 February 11, 2019 February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019 March 11, 2019 March 11, 2019 March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019 April 8, 2019 April 8, 2019 April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019 May 6, 2019 May 6, 2019 May 20, 2019
May 24, 2019 June 10, 2019 June 10, 2019 June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019 July 8, 2019 July 8, 2019 July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019 August 5, 2019 August 5, 2019 August 19, 2019
August 26, 2019 September 9, 2019 September 9, 2019 September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019 October 7, 2019 October 7, 2019 October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019 November 4, 2019 November 4, 2019 November 18, 2019
November 18, 2019 December 2, 2019 December 2, 2019 December 16, 2019

Deadlines for submission of interventional trials to the PRC/PRMS are approximately 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting date. Please note that any trials lacking the required documentation for review by EOB on the dates listed above may not be guaranteed on the next meeting agenda.

Required documents include the following:

  1. A completed PRC/PRMS checklist/program director letter
  2. A copy of full protocol (unsecured)
  3. A sponsor and/or UPMC Hillman Cancer Center consent form
  4. Investigator drug brochure
  5. All trials must receive sign-off from the Disease Center director and all investigator-initiated trials must be approved by a University of Pittsburgh biostatistician prior to submission to the PRC/PRMS (signature on checklist). The Disease Center co-director should sign when the director is the PI.
  6. Industry trials also require draft budget, contract, lab manual and study equipment and vendors q.

Send finalized documents, including the Regulatory\WorkingDrive hyperlink, to Brandon Kaukus at kaukusbm@upmc.edu or call 412-623-3376 if you have any questions.

Note: Any studies with Chairman as PI should be sent to the opposite committee for review.