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1. Lead Investigator (Submitting/Requesting)
Who is completing this form?
Same as above
2. Proposed Title:
3. Purpose (select the box or boxes below and provide the additional information requested):
a. Peer-reviewed manuscript submission
Proposed submission date:
b. Abstract submission to professional meeting
Targeted meeting name and location:
Abstract submission deadline:
Is the abstract accepted?
Will this be an oral or poster presentation? *
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c. Other Communication: LetterPress ReleaseInterviewOther
Journal/media outlet/interviewer/other name and location:
Proposed submission/interview/press release/other date:
4. Writing Group Members:
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5. Site Level Participation
(check one): Any external communication from the PORTAL team will be classified as a PUBLICATION, PRESENTATION, PRESS RELEASE, LETTER, or INTERVIEW.
A = Study-wide: on behalf of the entire PORTAL Network (e.g., papers that are considered major priorities for the Network and describe key methods or involve analyses of the major aims)
B = Non-study-wide: from work of a single Cohort or Council with multi- or single-site authors (e.g., initiated by a member or members of the cohort or council teams)
List of sites from which data will be accessed and used:
C = Single-site: single- or multi-site author subgroup (e.g., primary data from single site-specific work)
D = Others (Single of multi-site collaborations that focus on conceptual or methodological issues that are initiated by PORTAL investigators or team members)
6. Your manuscript or presentation will be based on the following subject area(s) of PORTAL (choose all that apply):
Common Data Model
Congenital Heart Disease
PORTAL Network (broadly)
OTHER (please specify):
If your submission regards:
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1. Brief Background and Rationale:
2. Study Aims or Question(s)/Research Hypotheses:
3. Research Design and Methods
(e.g., study design [RCT, cohort, case-control, etc.], observation period, study population and subgroups, key dependent variable(s) and source(s), key independent variable(s) and source(s), planned data extraction and analyses [including who and where performed and proposed statistical analyses]:
4. Key Methodological Challenges Anticipated (if any):
7. Please identify potential overlap with previously approved manuscripts or presentations (if any):
8. Proposed Timeline:
Note: The lead investigator (PI) will be asked to provide progress reports based on this timeline.
9. Additional Comments (Optional):