These templates are appropriate for studies that require expedited or full committee review. There are separate consent templates for exempt research, which includes some research that involves educational tests, surveys, interviews or focus groups.
- Review the Consent Guidelines and Standard Wording before writing your consent form.
- Keep the upper right-hand corner blank and use at least a 1.25" top margin.
- See the NCNN Informed Consent Language Database for lay language terms.
Template by Type of Research
September 2017 (Cost section updated)
|December 2018 (Treatment and compensation for injury section added for some studies)|
|May 2018 (Privacy and confidentiality section updated)|
|Enrollment Exception Consent Form Addendum -- Use if you are submitting a Protocol Enrollment Exception Request Form and there is a specific risk information for the individual subject.||January 2018|
Humanitarian Use Device —You may also use the sponsor’s version of the consent form, as long as you modify it to identify the UCSF investigator's name, department, and local contact number and provide the contact number for the UCSF IRB (415-476-1814).
|Age of Children||Last Updated|
|Assent #1 - For children 7-12 (simple)||December 2004|
|Assent #2 - For more complex study, more mature children||December 2004|
|Assent #3 - For adolescents 13-17||December 2004|
|Guidance on Obtaining Assent and Parental Permission|
|UCSF Subject Authorization for Release of PHI for Research and Additional HIPAA-related Forms and Guidance|
Federal Requirements for Approving Consent Forms Checklist (Note: UCSF consent form templates incorporate all of the federal requirements.)