Strategic, efficient, and cooperative approaches to single IRB review.
As institutions apply diverse approaches to implementing single IRB review, new burdens and challenges emerge for investigators, collaborating institutions, and IRBs. One of the goals of SMART IRB is to harmonize these diverse approaches by promoting not only the alignment of policies and processes, but also the adoption of common forms and identification of common practices and workflows.
Documents for Review and Comment
Developed by leaders and topic experts who comprise the Harmonization Steering Committee (HSC) and its working groups, the following documents are open for review and comment. Your feedback will help us ensure they reflect - and can be adopted to - the diversity in research institutions and practices.