Institutional Review Office
Administrative support for the FHCRC Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
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~Updated IRB Forms - Effective August 1, 2016~
Effective August 1, 2016 the Institutional Review Office (IRO) has revised the majority of IRB submission forms. Please see the August 2016 newsletter for more information [pdf].
~AAHRPP Step 2 Announcement~
As Part of the Fred Hutch's re-accreditation process with the Association for Accreditation for Human Research Protection Programs, a number of IRB Policies and Forms have been updated effective June 15, 2015. No immediate action is necessary. Prior versions of the IRB Application forms for Interventional and Observational Research will be accepted in IRO until August 31, 2015. After August 31, 2015 all new applications received in IRO must be on the June 15, 2015 version of the form. A complete list of all changes to Policies and Forms can be found here as a reference [pdf].The AAHRPP site visit will be this fall. More information will be posted to the IRO CenteNet/ExtraNet page, so check back often.
~New HIPAA Authorization Forms - June 7th, 2015~
Updated Fred Hutch Protocol Specific and Transplant Program HIPAA authorization forms are effective as of June 7th, 2015. For more information see the HIPAA Page.
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