Changes to Timeline for Post-Approval Reporting Requirements

June 01, 2020
Timeline and Definition Changes for Internal (on-site) adverse events Must be submitted within 5-working days of UCSF PI awareness Includes death These changes are being implemented to meet federal guidelines of reporting to the IRB.   External (off-site) adverse events and protocol violations...

Electronic Consent: Website Guidance & Memo for Sponsors

May 28, 2020
Electronic Consent: Website Guidance & Memo for Sponsors The UCSF Human Research Protection Program and Office of Research leadership have developed guidance on using DocuSign and REDCap to obtain electronic signatures for research consent and HIPAA authorization during the COVID-19 public...

HRPP Response to COVID-19

April 30, 2020
  HRPP Response to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency 

Transition of IRB Review for UCSF BCH Oakland Research

April 30, 2020
  Transition of IRB Review for Research Conducted at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Dear Colleagues, Beginning May 1st, 2020, the UCSF HRPP will start receiving transfers of IRB approvals from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (BCH Oakland) into the iRIS system. New Oakland IRB...

COVID-19 Information for Researchers

March 26, 2020
Human Research Protection Program March 25, 2020 To: Investigators and Staff COVID-19 Information for Researchers Dear Colleagues,

iRIS is now “IRB – iRIS” on MyAccess

February 14, 2020
Please note that the link to iRIS has been renamed “IRB – iRIS” in the list of MyAccess applications. It was previously named “CHR – iRIS.” If you had “CHR – iRIS” as a favorite (i.e. yellow starred) link, it will still be in your list of favorites with the new name of “IRB – iRIS.”

IRB Winter Schedule 2019

December 18, 2019
Per the official UCOP holiday and winter calendar, the IRB office will observe the following closure dates:

New iMedRIS email for iRIS notifications

December 17, 2019
Add [email protected] to Outlook “Safe Senders” List  Updated 12/18/19: This bulletin has been updated to include instructions for Mac and OWA users.