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Applications for the VCU Accelerate Fundare due Feb. 1

Getting started

Preparing an IRB submission can seem daunting. This page is intended to walk you through the steps for preparing a submission for IRB review, as well as your responsibilities following initial approval. Click on each accordion below to learn more about each step in the process.

Don't submit until you're ready. There are several ancillary reviews and processes that are required for different kinds of research that should take place before the IRB review. Use the Human research quick start guide* to develop a personalized list of ancillary requirements for your research.

*The human research quick start guide is a REDCap-based tool. Users make selections in the tool to describe aspects of their project, and the tool will generate a list of links, suggestions, and contacts to help get a research project off the ground and ready for IRB review! This list can be saved as a PDF and referenced again later.

To request a consultation:

To support faculty and student researchers in navigating the IRB process, the VCU HRPP offers specialized, one-on-one IRB assistance via our consultation program. Available consultation types include pre-submission consultations, reliance consultations, and Post-Approval Monitoring and Quality Improvement (PAMQuIP) consultations. More consultation types will be added as we expand our consultation program. 

Click the "Schedule a consultation" button to request an appointment today!

Schedule a consultation

For information on VCU's human subject research portfolio:

Contact us

Consultation
Schedule a consultation with IRB staff

General questions
orsp@vcu.edu
(804) 828-0868

Questions related to IRB submissions
irbpanela@vcu.edu

Questions related to single IRB, reliance agreements and/or external IRBs
irbreliance@vcu.edu

Questions related to IRB education offerings
irbeducation@vcu.edu

Questions related to Post-Approval Monitoring and Quality Improvement (PAMQuIP)
pamquip@vcu.edu

For individual staff email addresses
See Contact us page for staff directory

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