Institutional Review Board (IRB) Policy for Human Studies

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Policy for Human Studies 2017-04-07T20:26:40+00:00

For all professional papers/manuscripts reporting data from studies involving human participants, formal review and approval, or formal review and waiver (exemption), by an appropriate Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Ethics Committee should be described in the “Methods” section of the professional paper/manuscript with the full name of the reviewing entity*. All clinical research requires formal review, including case reports, case series, medical records reviews, and other observational studies.

Resident Professional Paper IRB Reporting Form

IRB Approval Questionnaire



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Date of approval:



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*NOTE: The following are examples of IRB policy compliance statements:
This paper was submitted to the IRB Department/Committee of _____________ (Institution name) and was granted approval.
This paper was submitted to the IRB Department/Committee of _____________ (Institution name) and was granted an exemption for the following reasons (then state reasons).