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Responsibilities of Certified IRB Offices

  • Recertification is required every 5 years
  • A brief report summarizing IRB metrics and any substantive changes to policies or procedures must be submitted annually
  • For those IRBs with 4 or more registered IRB Committees, a second committee must be observed prior to certification.
  • Each certified office is expected to provide qualified senior staff to participate as a CARE-Q review team member, to have a presence at the monthly CARE-Q executive meetings and to actively participate in our ongoing CARE-Q member engagement webinars.