Virtual Office Hours for Researchers

August 15, 2023

The IRB is hosting virtual office hours for researchers starting in early September.

July Toolkit Updates

August 15, 2023

The latest round of Toolkit revisions recently went live, including updates to the Investigator Manual, Reliance Manual, and various templates.

Institutional Statement on the Use of Generative AI

August 15, 2023

The UW-Madison Chief Information Security Officer has issued a statement on requirements and considerations for any UW personnel using generative AI.

MyChart Recruitment

July 26, 2023

Studies using OnCore and with a study record in HealthLink may be eligible to recruit subjects through MyChart.


July 26, 2023

Funding information entered in ARROW is integrated into and updated in RAMP.

Records Retention Updates

June 13, 2023

The IRB will begin the process of permanently deleting applications that have reached the scheduled record retention period of 7 years after study closure.

Request for Unaffiliated IRB Members

May 31, 2023

Do you know someone who might be interested in volunteering as an unaffiliated member for our IRB?

IRB Chair Announcement

May 31, 2023

Long-time IRB chair Dr. Rahko is departing. Dr. Mathur will begin filling this role for the HS IRB as of July 1.

Additional Translated Short Forms Now Available

April 5, 2023

Resources available for researchers needing short forms in languages other than Spanish and Vietnamese.

Toolkit Revisions Live

February 23, 2023

The latest round of revisions went live at the beginning of this month. Updates to the Investigator Manual, Reliance Manual, and various templates were made.