TAG ARCHIVES FOR IRB administration

4
Mar2021

On October 15, 2020, PRIM&R hosted a webinar, IRB Operations During a Pandemic. During this webinar, Jeremy N. Block, PhD, MPP; Dorean J. Flores, BS, MPA, CIP; and Hallie Kassan, MS, CIP discussed critical areas of IRB operations during a pandemic, including office, review, and meeting operations; protocol initiation, modification, termination, etc.; protocol operations, and examples of unethical conduct or scandals during the pandemic. Following the webinar, the speakers reflected on the session and attendee feedback. Read more

22
Feb2021

PRIM&R is excited to announce the publication of the third edition of Institutional Review Board: Management and Function, the leading textbook on IRB administration. This comprehensive update incorporates the many changes in the research landscape since the previous edition, and represents the work over 180 individuals who share a common goal of advancing ethical research contributed their time and wisdom to creation of this book, comprising 90 chapters and 13 distinct topical sections. Read more

15
Jan2020

Conducting an Institutional Review Board (IRB) self-assessment may help administrators refine standard operating procedures and streamline communication. It’s an essential part of performance evaluation and provides an opportunity to celebrate achievements, conduct appraisals, and reflect upon past decisions. It also provides a thoughtful written review of established goals, competencies, and overall office performance. Read more

6
Jan2020

IRB Administrators face evolving challenges in their day-to-day work, especially around setting clear expectations for human research protection policies, to clearly communicating those policies to researchers with diverse skill sets. In September 2019, I attended PRIM&R's IRB Administrator Boot Camp in Orlando, Florida to strengthen my skills and learn strategies for successfully carrying out daily responsibilities related to IRB oversight and the protection of participants in constrained contexts. I also benefited from talking with other IRB administrators, sharing ideas and experiences. Read more