New IRB Members Guide

Information for New IRB Members

You agreed to serve on the IRB and attended orientation, but now what?  This page is intended to provide basic information for new IRB members.  It may also serve as a helpful refresher for more experienced members.  Included on this page are links to helpful guidance, a step-by-step guide to make sure you attend your first IRB meetings prepared, and guidance on how to conduct reviews.

STEP 1- Determine when you are scheduled to attend an IRB meeting
STEP 2- Determine whether you have been assigned as a reviewer on any items
STEP 3- Access materials for the meeting, including any items for which you are the reviewer
STEP 4- If you are assigned as a primary or secondary reviewer on an item, conduct your review and prepare for the meeting

Step 1 - Determine when you are scheduled to attend an IRB meeting

Step 2 - Determine whether you have been assigned as a reviewer on any items

Step 3 - Access materials for the meeting, including any items for which you are the reviewer

Step 4 - If you are assigned as a primary or secondary reviewer on an item, conduct your review and prepare for the meeting.

IRB Member FAQs, including: