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Network of Dedicated Enrollment Sites (NODES)

The Cooperative Studies Program (CSP) is sponsoring an initiative referred to as the Network of Dedicated Enrollment Sites (NODES). The goal is to establish a consortium of VA medical centers (VAMCs) that have teams (nodes) in place dedicated to conducting CSP studies to enhance the overall performance, compliance and management of CSP multi-site research. In addition, the nodes will work together to share best practices and provide local insights to CSP Central Office and CSP Centers on study design and related considerations that can help with study management and conduct. Further, each node will create a stronger local community of clinical research.