New Single IRB Review (sIRB) Guidelines

November 17, 2021

The UW has developed new guidelines outlining when the UW will and will not serve as the reviewing IRB or cede IRB review to an external IRB.

Toolkit Updates: Short Form and Other Special Consent Processes

November 17, 2021

The Investigator Manual has been updated to describe consent guidelines for special populations that may require alternative consent processes.

Updated Consent Form Templates

October 12, 2021

Consent form templates and the Consent Form Wizard are in the process of being updated.

Introducing New IRB Staff

October 12, 2021

Welcome to the IRB Office, Aly and Jennifer.

RELIANT (Reliance and Navigation Team) Updates

October 12, 2021

Reliance agreements may be needed when a UW study team member leaves the UW. Also covered: SMART IRB reminders.

Advance Planning for Single IRB Review

September 13, 2021

Tips for conducting a study for which you will be serving as the lead site and putting reliance agreements in place with other sites can be time consuming.

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.