Updated IRBs Compliance Statement

April 14, 2022

An updated compliance statement is available, describing the composition of the committees, the UW-Madison FWA, and the regulations that govern the IRBs.

Cultural Linguistic Services

March 28, 2022

Studies outside UW Health can utilize the UW-Madison Cultural Linguistic Services which offers translation and interpretation services to UW-Madison personnel in six different languages (Chinese, English, Hmong, Nepali, Spanish, and Tibetan).

CareEverywhere Cannot Be Used For Research

March 28, 2022

CareEverywhere may not be used for research recruitment or to pull records for research purposes.


March 28, 2022

Updates include the need to request a consultation when requesting the UW serve as the reviewing IRB and notice of a new dbGAP added to the cede review application.

ARROW Application Wizard Updates

March 28, 2022

The Non-Protocol-Based Application will be listed first in the ARROW Application Wizard.

Issues Pending Timer Changes

March 24, 2022

Study teams will receive reminders at 15 and 30 days prior to the study being routed to Pre-submission and a deadline reached notification at day 45.

RELIANT is Hiring

February 11, 2022

The UW Reliance and Navigation team (RELIANT) is hiring.

Update on MyChart Research Recruitment

February 11, 2022

The UW SMPH and UW Health are working to develop a mechanism for recruiting research subjects through MyChart, UW Health’s patient portal.

Change in Fee for Ceded Industry-Sponsored Studies

February 11, 2022

Effective March 1, fees will increase for IRB review of all industry-sponsored studies ceded to external IRBs.

New Continuing Review Guidance

February 11, 2022

With the launch of the Toolkit in early 2021, guidance on when to submit continuing reviews was updated.