Training & Education

Health Sciences IRBs Training Opportunities

Upcoming IRB Presentations

Health Sciences IRBs: Common Rule and IRB Submission Overview

The Common Rule and IRB Submission Overview presentation (formerly IRB for Beginners) provides an overview of the regulatory requirements for conducting human subject research at the UW and the IRB submission process for projects requiring review by the Health Sciences IRB. The goal of the presentation is to provide research personnel with the basics for how to successfully submit an IRB application.

Upcoming presentations:

For additional research training opportunities please check out the Professional Research Education Program (PREP) courses.


Online Training for UW-Madison Researchers

Required Training

The UW-Madison Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) requires certain training for personnel engaged in human subjects research. All engaged personnel are required to take Human Subjects Protections training and depending on the type of research being conducted, Good Clinical Practice and HIPAA Training may also be required. For assistance with determining which trainings are required for your research, please visit the HRPP Training page.

Optional Training

The HRPP link above also contains information about additional training opportunities (both online and in-person) available to UW personnel.


Independent IRB Training Information

  • The Reliance Team recommends training for all new independent IRB users. Information about training sessions and how to contact the Reliance Team can be found here.

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