University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Compliance and Data Use

Research compliance is a shared responsibility, and every member of the university community should understand those responsibilities and be accountable for their actions. All investigators must adhere to ethical principles and compliance “right-doing” to advance the mission of UW-Madison and its tradition of excellence.

The following websites provide a broad overview of research compliance requirements at UW-Madison:

The pages in this section provide more details on compliance as it applies to research commonly conducted in the Department of Medicine. For more information or specific guidance, visit the Office of Research Services (ORS) web page or email ORS at