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IRB Insights

The UTHSC IRB offers campus training sessions called IRB Insights. These sessions are opportunities for researchers to learn more about human research protections and how to use the UTHSC IRB electronic system, iMedRIS. Sessions will be presented via Zoom; the link will be sent in an email to attendees and iMedRIS listserv beginning a few weeks before each Insights session

This training typically lasts 45 minutes to an hour. Remember to bring your questions about the topic at hand!

Upcoming IRB Insights Opportunities

“Ceding IRB Review”
“Study Closure, Data Retention, and PI Separation”
“Getting Started with the IRB”
“How to answer provisos and navigate the PI Response Form”
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 Wednesday, May 31, 2023 Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Thursday, September 28, 2023 Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Register for training sessions by contacting the IRB by phone at 901.448.4824 or by email at and provide your name, email address, and department or institution affiliation.

Previous IRB Insights Materials & Other IRB Education Sessions

"Privacy, Confidentiality, & HIPAA"

Thursday, September 24, 2020


"Ceding IRB Oversight to another IRB"
Thursday, January 30, 2020


"How to Answer Provisos & Navigate the PI Response Form"
Wednesday, October 30, 2019


“Getting Started with the IRB”
Wednesday, July 31, 2019


“Special Consent Issues”
Wednesday, May 29, 2019


 "The Revised Common Rule, effective January 21, 2019”
Wednesday, October 31, 2018


"Informed Consent"
Tuesday, August 28, 2018


"Research Records"
Thursday, May 31, 2018


"How to Prepare for an Audit"
Thursday, September 7, 2017


"How to Complete Continuation & Revision Applications"
Wednesday, May 31, 2017


"Unanticipated Problems"
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Slides Part 1Slides Part 2Video
Jan 31, 2023