Office of Research Administration

Institutional Review Board




Please refer to the "Training and Conflict of Interest Disclosure" guidance (click here).




IRB Educational Presentations:

  1. Highlights of Changes to Policy IRB-01 (January 2018):  Power Point or PDF
  2. Working with the IRB: Why, When, Who, How, What, & Where (Updated 3.13.2018): Power Point or PDF
  3. Evolution and Transition of the Downstate IRB:  PDF
  4. IRB -Human Subjects Research: Incoming Staff Orientation (Updated 5.31.2018): Power Point or PDF
  5. IRBNet - Visual Snap Shot of Submission Process (IRBNet Training Energizer-PDF)
  6. IRB Member Orientation: PowerPoint or PDF


Biostatistics Presentations:

  1. Biostatistics vs. Lab Research Video (Requires Adobe/YouTube software download)
  2. Coping with Your Biostatistician


John Conley Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities:

To listen to FREE audio podcast presentations from the John Conley Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, please download them from iTunesU.


Office for Human Research Protections:

The U.S. Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) offers various training options to help understand Health and Human Services Regulations.  Click on the links below for additional information:

  1. Mini-Tutorials
  2. Videos
  3. OHRP Educational Events
  4. OHRP Guidance


FDA Educational Materials and Resources:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has several web resources for educational materials, some of which are described below:

  1. Clinical Investigator Training Course
  2. Clinical Trials Educational Materials
  3. Comparison of FDA and HHS Human Subject Protection Regulations
  4. Expanded Access (Compassionate Use): Information for Physicians
  5. Medical Device Workshops and Conferences
  6. Search for FDA Guidance Documents


NIH Educational Materials and Resources:

  1. Human Subjects Protections Training
  2. Research and Training
  3. Office of Behavioral and Sciences Research Training


External Educational Materials and Resources:


The following links are provided for educational materials and resources from external IRBs and other sites.

  1. Advarra IRB
  2. Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)
  3. Axiom Research Compliance
  5. Chesapeake IRB
  6. Clinical Trials Methodology Course (CTMC)
  7. Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative
  8. Complion Resources
  9. EMORY University IRB
  10. Kinetiq Knowledge Center
  11. National Cancer Institute Central IRB
  12. Neuro Next
  13. PI Program: Professionalism & Integrity in Research
  14. Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)
  15. Quorum Knowledge Center
  16. Schulman IRB Webinar Library
  18. University of Washington - Research Ethics Training for Health in Indigenous Communities
  19. WIRB Copernicus Group Webinars
  20. FORTE Educational Clinical Research Resources

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