Research Surveys

Individuals and institutions have the opportunity to disseminate research surveys.

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The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) offers a service to disseminate research surveys for individuals or institutions. 

Surveys are reviewed by the SCCM Scientific Review Committee. The following guidelines must be satisfied to receive approval for dissemination of a research-related survey.

Prerequisites

In order to be considered for review, your survey must be:

  • Accompanied by a completed Survey Application upon submission.
  • Received by SCCM at least 6 weeks prior to the requested survey publication date.
  • No more than 25 questions in length.
  • Clearly written, relevant, and concise.
  • Addressed to a multiprofessional audience
A Guide to Surveys Provides Best Practices for Survey Development
 

Submission Requirements Checklist

Prior to submitting your survey, be certain that you have addressed the following:
 
  • The application form is complete and includes a high level summary of the research activity and the rationale (i.e. purpose and aims) for conducting the study.
  • The above Review Prerequisites are satisfied.
  • The above Review Criteria are met.
  • An IRB letter of approval, exempt status, or “closed” status is included with the application for this project.
  • An electronic copy (.doc or .pdf) of the actual survey tool is included with the application.
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Fee Structure

An invoice will be sent with notification of approval of survey dissemination. If the survey is not approved for dissemination, there is no fee.
 
  • If the survey is to be sent via direct email, the fee is $3,000 for SCCM members and $4,000 for non-members.
  • If the survey is to be disseminated via the SCCM eNewsletter circulated to all members, the fee is $500 for SCCM members and $750 for non-members.

Submit a Research Survey Application

Please submit inquiries about surveys or completed survey applications to Vishakha Kumar.