Mar 17, 2020 10:30 AMImportant: Message from Emma Meagher, MD - Clinical Research Update#3

The requirements regarding the execution of clinical research will apply until further notice.

Mar 13, 2020 12:30 PMPenn Medicine Updated Clinical Research Guidance in relation to COVID-19 (Corona Virus)

Based on the March 13th, 2020 communication from Penn Medicine we are updating the guidance regarding the execution of clinical research.

Mar 10, 2020 10:30 AMPenn Medicine Guidance on Human Subjects Protections Considerations Related to COVID-19

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), starting Thursday, March 12th in-person IRB Office Hours will be cancelled for the near future. IRB staff will be available during this time by telephone. Please reference the staff directory.

Dec 24, 2019 1:30 PMPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENT (PICA) UPDATE:

The Office of Clinical Research (OCR) has updated the process for completing the PICA at continuing review.

Dec 24, 2019 1:30 PMUPDATING EMAIL ADDRESSES SHOWN IN HSERA

As a result of the PMACs initiative to migrate email servers for Penn Medicine, many email addresses for investigators and research support staff are now showing incorrectly in the HSERA system.  The email address reflected in HSERA is the address that will receive automated emails from the

Dec 24, 2019 1:30 PMNEW GUIDANCE FOR RESEARCHERS UTILIZING MTURK

New guidance has been developed to ensure that the ethical principles of respect for persons, beneficence, and justice are being upheld for research involving MTurk Research participants.

Dec 23, 2019 11:30 AMUPDATING MAIL.MED EMAIL ADDRESSES SHOWN IN HSERA

As a result of the PMACs initiative to migrate email servers for Penn Medicine, many email addresses for investigators and research support staff are now showing incorrectly in the HSERA system.  The email address reflected in HSERA is the address that will receive automated emails from the IRB.

Oct 09, 2019 12:30 PMIRB REVIEW FOR GRANTS GUIDANCE

The IRB routinely receives requests for timely review in support of various grant approval processes.

Oct 09, 2019 12:30 PMCITI TRAINING DOCUMENTATION ISSUE

Oct 09, 2019 12:30 PMIRB MEMBERSHIP

The Penn IRB is looking for members. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering to be a part of IRB review at Penn and meet the following criteria, please contact us for more information:

Oct 09, 2019 12:15 PMRELIANCE AGREEMENT DOCUMENTS UPDATE

Oct 09, 2019 12:15 PMEXEMPT MODIFICATIONS GUIDANCE

Sep 16, 2019 6:00 PMResearch Ethics and Policy Series (REPS) Fall Seminar Schedule

Please Click Here to download the Fall seminar schedule for REPS.

Sep 16, 2019 6:00 PMCITI Training Alternative Now Available from the Penn Division of Medical Ethics

The Division of Medical Ethics at Penn has developed an online research ethics training course and they are offering free enrollment to Penn and CHOP faculty, staff and students.3 hours of engaging online video-based training from Penn’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

Aug 16, 2019 6:00 PMDeparture of Tracy Ziolek, Penn IRB Director

As you may have heard, Tracy Ziolek, Executive Director of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), has resigned from Penn as of Aug 16 for an exciting new opportunity at UnitedHealth Group in Boston, as the Vice President for Human Research Affairs. There is a plan in place to cover for Tracy while

Jul 05, 2019 2:00 PM7/5/2019 - IRB Submission Procedure & Guidance updates

REPORTABLE EVENT FORM AND GUIDANCE UPDATE

Apr 10, 2019 3:30 PMDEVIATION REPORTING UPDATES

Apr 10, 2019 3:30 PMCONTINUING REVIEW REQUIREMENTS UPDATE

Apr 02, 2019 1:30 PMCITI TRAINING FOR HUMAN RESEARCH POLICY UPDATE

Mar 04, 2019 1:30 PM3.14.19 - 5.15.19 - Penn IRB SPRING EDUCATIONAL SERIES