The NA-ACCORD welcomes all who are interested to participate in research. 

  • 1. Getting started

Have a research question? Start by reading the NA-ACCORD’s Collaboration Polices and an overview of the steps required in our proposal development process. Then, complete the NA-ACCORD Concept Sheet to submit your idea for approval. You may find our list of Available Data Elements helpful in drafting your Concept Sheet


  • 2. Concept Sheet approval process

Your Concept Sheet will be reviewed by:


  • 3. Analyses and creating your scientific product

Once approved by all three grops listed in step 2, the analyses will be conducted by the Epidemiology/Biostatistics Core. An in-depth discussion of these options for analyses will occur during the review process of your Concept Sheet.

NA-ACCORD investigators who are interested in participating in your research will volunteer to join your Writing Group. You will utilize your writing group as potential co-authors for the scientific product that results from your research. The Writing Group is a valuable asset that allows access to a number of established HIV investigators in the US and Canada.


  • 4. Abstract Approvals Process


  • 5. Manuscript Approvals Process

Once completed, your scientific product will be reviewed by the Steering Committee prior to making it public. If the product is a manuscript, please follow the Manuscript Checklist. Assistance is provided for completion of the Acknowledgements section.


  • 6. Oral and Poster Presentations Approvals Process


Files

NAACCORD_Manuscript_Checklist_2014_0217.pdf
NA-ACCORD_proposal_development_process_flow_diagram.pdf
ConceptSheetTemplate_20191203.pdf