Single IRB of Record (sIRB)
Penn as Single IRB of Record
Request for Penn to Serve as sIRB
Guidance is provided on when Penn is willing to serve as the single IRB of Record (sIRB), how to make an sIRB request, associated fees, creating consent templates for relying sites, and more.
IRB Reliance Agreements
When an IRB serves as the single IRB of Record for external sites, a reliance agreement (or IRB Authorization Agreement) must be executed with each site. Click for more information on the execution of reliance agreements with external central and academic IRBs (including SMART IRB) as well as individual investigators.
Penn as a Relying Site
If you’re looking for information on how to ask Penn to rely on an external IRB, please click below for How to Request a Reliance Agreement.