Quality Assurance Committees

UW Quality and Compliance Operations Committee

The Quality and Compliance Operations Committee (QCOC) supports the UW-Madison Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) by integrating major cross campus HRPP constituents under one committee structure to facilitate the monitoring of the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of the HRPP, including compliance with organizational policies and procedures and applicable laws, regulations, codes and guidance. In this capacity, the QCOC serves as the primary source of quality, effectiveness, and efficiency information for the Quality and Compliance Oversight and Advisory Committee where HRPP program evaluation determinations and critical policy, infrastructure, and resource allocation decisions are made.

QCOC members include individuals from:

UW Quality and Compliance Oversight and Advisory Committee

The Quality and Compliance Oversight and Advisory Committee (QCOAC) is a cross-campus committee created to support the UW-Madison HRPP by:

The QCOAC is chaired by the Institutional Official for the protection of human subjects. Other members include those in leadership positions across the campus-wide HRPP, such as the Associate Deans for Research from the major research colleges and schools, and UW individual(s) with expertise in program evaluation. The committee also includes representatives from the QCOC.