The About Tab contains the following sub-pages and information:

  • Penn IRB Mission Statement - A description of the overall mission statement with links to source documents for guiding ethical principles
  • IRB Policies - Link to download current versions of the IRB Standard Operating Policies (SOPs), Guide to Daily Operations (GDO) and Individual Policy Memos
  • IRB Fees - Current fee schedule for reporting as part of a contract or for budget development purposes for certain federally funded studies
  • Assurances - Current Federawide Assurance (FWA) and IRB registration numbers and expiration. This information may be necessary when filling out reliance agreement documents or responding to sponsor inquiry.
  • Human Research Participants - Participant Bill of Rights, Contact information, FAQ about research participation