Protocol Initiation Form (PIF)

The Protocol Initiation Form (PIF) alerts the SRC Administration office that a new research project is in the works.  The PIF is used to create an administrative study file for budget and contract information.  This administrative file will have a specific Study Number which is a unique identifier that will remain with the study throughout it's history within the institution.

Download the PIF document in DOCX format.

If you have questions about completing the PIF, please contact the Research Center at 206-215-3100.

When the PIF is complete, please email the finalized form to