This document by the Patient Outcomes Research to Advance Learning (PORTAL) Clinical Research Network (CRN) provides an overview of their governance structure, including the approach to decision making, data governance, data privacy, conflicts of interest, and scientific misconduct. Researchers and other stakeholders can utilize this document to help develop their own governance process.

PORTAL was formerly a Network Partner in PCORnet®, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. PCORnet has been developed with funding from PCORI.

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