Site Supplement Reminder

September 13, 2021

The site supplement protocol template is to be used as a supplement to a main protocol that may not include all of the elements of the UW IRB template protocol. 

New CITI Human Subjects Protections Course

August 10, 2021

A new CITI “UW Human Subjects Protections Course” will replace the “UW Biomedical Course” and “Social & Behavioral Course” in early September.

Non-Protocol Based Application (nPBA)

August 10, 2021

Work on a new non-Protocol Based Application is underway with an anticipated release date in late 2021.

June Toolkit Updates

June 3, 2021

Toolkit documents are being reviewed and updated with roll-out of the revised documents targeted for mid-July.

Minimal Risk Research Board Merger

June 3, 2021

The ED/SBS and the MR IRB will merge into a new Minimal Risk Research IRB (MRR IRB) in June.


June 3, 2021

The Cede Application will be updated in June.

New HS IRB Committee Structure

April 16, 2021

The HS IRB committee will be forming smaller panels and adding two meetings a month.

New Minimal Risk Research IRB committee

April 16, 2021

The ED/SBS and MR IRBs will merge into a new Minimal Risk Research IRB.

New Protocol-Based Application

March 26, 2021

At the end of March, a new protocol-based application (PBA) will be available in ARROW.

Human Research Protection Program Restructuring

March 22, 2021

The UW IRBs are restructuring, merging the three current IRB committees into two, with two newly formed review teams supporting the committees.