Relying on an External IRB

Below are guidance documents, forms, and helpful links when relying on an external IRB.

Guidance

Guidelines for Relying on an External IRBUpdated 3/18/16
Guidance for Relying on NCI CIRB – Updated 4/25/14
CIRB Approved Consent Boilerplate LanguageUpdated 3/30/16
CTTI Considerations – Considerations to Support Communication Between Institutions and Outside IRBs When Responsibilities are Being Assigned for Multicenter Clinical Trial Protocols

Forms

IRB Authorization Agreement Template
Application to Request Use of an External IRB- This form can be found on our IRB Forms page by clicking here.

Helpful Links

CIRB website