eRecord for Researchers

The Clinical Research Center is part of the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Click here for the CTSI home page.

Research Help is the home for tools and resources to help research teams reach their goals. Click here for Research Help.


eRecord for Researchers

The use of the clinical Electronic Health Record can be an integral part of the research process. These pages provide information to help research teams use eRecord for research purposes.

eRecord Research Guiding Principles

These guiding principles will be used to help guide the use and configuration of eRecord for research purposes.

  • Is an institutional priority
  • Operates with institutional input
  • Designed and driven by researchers
  • Promotes the availability and usability of clinical data and clinical systems to support the research mission
  • Standardizes research-related workflows, tools, systems and policies across URMC
  • Integrates research systems with clinical systems where possible and appropriate
  • Provides consolidated tools to support research across the enterprise, when possible
  • Creates new, efficient and integrated workflows for use of clinical data for research at URMC clinical sites


Frequently asked questions with links to corresponding documents and materials. Click here to read FAQs

Education Materials

Links to educational materials including training tips, Education Series videos and handouts. Click here to access education materials

Help with eRecord for Researchers

Contact Research Help

Data Access

To request data for research use, click here.

eRecord for Researchers Education Series

The eRecord monthly education series has been moved to quarterly.  More information to follow. 

I2b2 Training Registration

Available training dates:

  • July 8
  • August 5
  • September 2
  • October 7
  • November 11
  • December 9

All classes held in TLL 2-8513 from 3:00-4:00 pm

Click here to register