Office of Research Administration

Institutional Review Board


  1. IRB-01: SUNY Downstate Medical Center Human Research Protections Program
  2. RFDMC-01: Research Conflict of Interest Policy
  3. SUNY Downstate Office of Compliance and Audit Services
  4. SUNY Downstate HIPAA - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  5. SUNY Downstate Medical Center - Language Services to Patients with Limited English Proficiency
  6. NYC H+H Kings County Clinical Research Office Memo
  7. NYC H+H Kings County Human Subject Research Protections Program
  8. NYC H+H Kings County System to Track and Approve Research (STAR)
  10. NCI Central IRB

Note: The above referenced IRB-01 policy was approved by the Executive Performance Improvement Council and the Medical Executive Committee in March 2017 and has an effective date of June 30, 2017.

IRB Updates:

  1. May 2017 IRB Update
  2. December 2016 IRB Update

Guidance Materials:

  1. Acronyms and Definitions
  2. Approval Requirements
  3. Ancillary Reviews
  4. Data Security
  5. Fees for Industry Sponsored Studies
  6. ICH GCP (E6-R2) 2016
  7. IRBNet (IRB Application and Reporting System)
  8. Local Research Context for External IRB
  9. Material Transfer Agreements
  10. Obtaining Legally Effective Informed Consent and HIPAA Research Authorization
  11. Recruitment, Referral, Screening, Advertising, and Incentives
  12. Responsibilities
  13. Reportable Events
  14. Submission Requirements For IRB Review
  15. Students, Residents, Fellows, or Volunteers as Research Participants
  16. Training and Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Educational Presentations:

  1. Policy IRB -01
  2. Top 12 IRB Tips
  3. Conditional IRB Approval
  4. Why, When, and How is IRB Approval Acquired?
  5. 50 Shades of Gray - Why and When is IRB Approval Required?
  6. Shades of Gray - When is IRB Approval Required?
  7. IRBNet - Visual Snap Shot of Submission Process (IRBNet Training Energizer)

Compliance Documents:

  1. Statement of Compliance
  2. Federal Wide Assurance