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All of the Institutional Review Board policy and procedure files are available on this page. Signed copies are on file at Fred Hutch.
Office of the Director Policy on Human Research Protection Program
Statement of overarching principles and guidelines for human subjects research at Fred Hutch.
Approval Date Guidelines and Turnaround Times (Policy 1.8)
Guidelines on the turnaround time for Institutional Review Office, or IRO, staff to process and provide approval documents.
Communications Policy (Policy 2.21)
Expectations for communications with IRB stakeholders.
Control and Distribution of Policies and Supporting Documents (Policy 1.1)
Describes how the Fred Hutch IRO creates and maintains written policies and supporting documents.
Database PIRO (Policy 2.22)
Describes the purpose and use of internally developed software for IRO information and process management.
IRB Member Conflict of Interest (Policy 1.5)
Avoiding financial conflicts to assure research participants are adequately protected.
IRB Requirements for Reporting to Institutional and External Officials (Policy 2.8)
Guidelines for reporting unanticipated problems, noncompliance or changes in IRB approval.
IRB Review of Genomic Data Sharing Studies (Policy 2.27)
Consideration of requests to allow broad sharing of data from genome-wide association studies.
IRO Website Policy (Policy 2.23)
Principles for maintaining the IRO's online presence and relevancy.
Monitoring of Institutional Review Board, IRB Operations, and Research Studies (Policy 2.16)
Assessing the effectiveness of the Fred Hutch Human Subjects Protection Program.
Staff Structure (Policy 1.4)
Selection and evaluation process for IRO staff who coordinate human-subjects review.
Status Reports for IRB Files (Policy 2.28)
Suspension or Termination of IRB Approval (Policy 1.10)
Principles and process for suspending or terminating research activities.