IRB Notes

IRB brown bag: Navigating the new eIRB

Navigating the new eIRB Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Nov. 12 10 to 11 a.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Come join us for an orientation of the new eIRB system. See how UPs will trigger the RNI form, learn how to submit a Continuing Review and get an introduction to the new system in general. Bring your questions and get ready to learn!

eIRB down time: Data migration

eIRB data migration will take place in two weeks! The eIRB data migration is upon us! All non-pending studies from the old eIRB system will be transferring to the new eIRB (over 2,000 studies!). This means that both systems will be down and unavailable* for up to four business days. This is planned to start on Friday, Nov. 6. About three-fourths of the studies will be moving over to the new system during this down … Read More

IRB brown bag special series: eIRB Upgrade demo, Sept. 24

eIRB Upgrade demo Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Sept. 24 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Are you involved with human subjects research? Come to the eIRB Upgrade demo! During this brown bag we will be giving an overall demonstration of the new eIRB system. You can see a quick overview of the differences and the initial applications, a presentation on modifications and CRQs and the new Reportable New … Read More

New eIRB system launches Aug. 5

The launch of the new and improved eIRB system is right around the corner! The scheduled go live is set for Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. The new eIRB will help us support the rapidly growing research community at OHSU and maintain ahigh standards of compliance as a world class research institution. Starting Aug. 5, the new eIRB will open for new submissions only. At this time, all current studies will remain in the “old” system. … Read More

IRB Notes from the Chair: A new eIRB is coming soon

Anticipated go-live: Summer 2015 The eIRB upgrade project is in final development with go-live anticipated this summer 2015. This new system will provide a simpler, more understandable and streamlined approach for submitting studies for IRB review. We continue to look to you for your feedback, which has been critical to the success of this project. We have been holding our User Acceptance Testing (UAT) sessions involving close to 100 testing volunteers from the research community … Read More

IRB Notes: eIRB Helpdesk – Transferring to the new system

As stated in the From the Chair, the new eIRB system will transfer all existing studies (active and closed-to-enrollment) from the current system. We will be looking to you for your help in making the transition as easy as possible. To help the transition to the new system be smooth and accurate, you can help us by: Archiving all documents no longer being used in your research Renaming documents with standard naming conventions (e.g., Protocol, … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB upgrade RNI

eIRB Upgrade: Reportable New Information (RNI) Presented by Andrea Seykora, assistant research integrity officer Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015 2 to 3 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium   The new eIRB system will handle reporting of Unanticipated Problems and Protocol Deviations through a single pathway called “Reportable New Information (RNI).” In addition, the OHSU IRB is revising its policy on what items will require investigators to submit a report. This brown bag session will introduce … Read More

Reminder: Feedback requested about the Oregon Genetic Privacy Law

Are you a involved in genetic research? The Oregon Advisory Committee on Genetic Privacy and Research is soliciting stakeholder input to determine if the Oregon Genetic Privacy Laws are understood and that the goals of the Oregon legislature regarding genetic privacy are being accomplished. This group needs your help in identifying possible problems with laws that apply to use and retention of tissue samples or test results. You can provide feedback by taking this 10-15 … Read More

IRB Notes eIRB Helpdesk: Top Tips for IRB Submissions

1. I need to add or remove a staff member on my eIRB study. What’s the best way to do this? You should submit staff changes independent of other changes to your study. Normally, staff-only modifications can be turned around within 24 hours, allowing your change to take effect quickly. If you pair this change with other items, the staff has to wait for the approval of the entire modification. 2. I am trying to … Read More

IRB Notes From the Chair: A New Electronic IRB

  eIRB Upgrade Coming summer 2015!   The new eIRB will help us support the rapidly growing research community at OHSU and maintain our high standards of compliance as a world-class research institution. We expect this new version will provide a much simpler, understandable and streamlined approach for submitting your studies for IRB Review.   The eIRB Upgrade project has been divided into two phases: Phase 1 – ┬áDesign & Phase 2 – Development and … Read More

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