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Institutional Review Board (IRB) 101

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Columbia University Medical Center, Todd Amphitheater, Physicians & Surgeons 16-405

This session will provide:


- A history of human subjects protection and the ethical principles that guide human subjects research;

- An overview of the federal regulations for the protection of human subjects in research;

- Criteria for IRB review;

- Tips for submitting complete and understandable new protocols, modifications, renewals and adverse event reports;

- Tips for obtaining IRB approval more quickly;

- The RASCAL system;

- The IRB review process.


Who should attend?

- Research personnel who have not attended the IRB 101 series in the past;

- Individuals new to the research environment;

- Research personnel new to Columbia;

- All those who wish to gain a historical perspective and learn the ethical and regulatory guidelines for Human Subjects Research.


Beverages and a light lunch will be provided.