SPS: National Institutes of Health to Require xTrain Use for Some Awards - 04/22/10

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), beginning Jan. 1, 2011, it will require grant recipients and administrators to use the xTrain (eRA Commons) module to electronically prepare and submit the PHS 2271 Statement of Appointment form and PHS 416-7 Termination Notice for certain institutional research training, fellowship, education and career development awards.

The NIH announcement, as well as information about eRA Commons can be found on the Sponsored Program Services Web site. Both are accessible by clicking the Post-Award gold tab, then clicking the Department of Health and Human Services link under the Sponsors tab and scrolling to the lower portion of the page.

Questions may be directed to Suzanne Payne at 494-1066 or