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If you are a new investigator at Emory, we encourage you to make an appointment with the IRB to take stock of your studies and prepare a plan for a smooth transfer of your research projects. Please visit the About page for general contact information and a list of IRB staff, or send us an email at irb@emory.edu.

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What's New at the IRB?

SCHEDULED eIRB OUTAGE
4/15/2016

On Saturday, April 16th, eIRB will experiences outages between 10pm and 12 midnight. Users are encouraged to save their work and log off prior to that time. If you experience any complications, please call the Emory Helpdesk at 404-727-7777.

Updated Consent Template
4/15/2016

The Emory Biomedical, Grady, CHOA, and SJHA consent/HIPAA templates have been updated. The new version date for all documents is 4-15-2016. Changes include a clarification to the guidance comments regarding medical records, Additional language for Cost Option 1 regarding what subjects may be liable for covering, and a small typo fix to the ClinicalTrials.gov statement. In addition, all study teams are reminded to distinguish between research vs non-research procedures listed in the consent form.

IRB Webinar on Close-Outs

On April 14, 2016 at 12 pm (Noon), the Emory IRB will deliver a concise webinar on the process of closing a study with the IRB.  The presentation will be about 20 minutes long with a live question and answer session.  A link to the live webinar, and well as recordings of each webinar, will be available on the Webinar's page.

Please Bear With Us!

Several IRB staff members will be unavailable in the next few weeks due to medical leave, and submissions are being reassigned as needed. Please contact the following people if you would need a status update or have a concern about an urgent submission: Carol Corkran (404-712-8545), ccorkra@emory.edu), Michael Deryck (404-712-0782), mderyck@emory.edu), Maria Davila (404-712-0724), maria.davila@emory.edu or Rebecca Rousselle (404-712-078)5, Rebecca.rousselle@emory.edu).

IRB Webinar on Informed Consent Process Documentation

On January 14, 2016 at 12 pm (Noon), the Emory IRB will deliver a concise webinar on Informed Consent Process Documentation, including what to do when you consent a subject remotely.  The presentation will be about 20 minutes long with a live question and answer session.  A link to the live webinar, and well as recordings of each webinar, will be available on the Webinar's page.

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