PARTNERS HUMAN RESEARCH COMMITTEE
116 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116
Tel: 617-424-4100, Fax: 617-424-4199

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Current News and Announcements

April 17, 2014: Announcement regarding reliance on independent/commercial IRBs.  For more information, click here.

Town Meetings with Representatives from Quorum IRB - Friday, May 2, 2014
BWH: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM at BWH’s Carrie Hall
MGH: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at MGH’s Thier conference Room

March 28, 2014: PHRC Bulletin regarding the Insight 3.5 Upgrade.  Significant changes to Insight/eIRB included:

  1. Incorporation of eCOI disclosures in study staff sign off step;
  2. Addition of Financial Delegate to Staff & Access page; and
  3. Addition of Ancillary Committee Review comments to Protocol Details page. 

See eCOI FAQs and click here for more information.

OBTAINING PARTNERS IRB APPROVAL OF HUMAN SUBJECTS RESEARCH

The Partners Human Research Committees (PHRC) also known as the Partners IRBs are the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) of the Brigham and Women’s / Faulkner Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), McLean Hospital and North Shore Medical Center (NSMC).

Use the links below to obtain helpful information on preparing submissions for review by the Partners IRB. Contact the Help Line or Partners IRB mailbox for additional information or assistance.

Preparing Human Subject Protocol Submissions

Before preparing your next submission, we strongly recommend that you follow the instructions in the Best Practices document to speed the review process and allow us to help you more quickly.

Completing Human Subject Protection Training

Insight/eIRB Training

Training opportunities are available at MGH and BWH in addition to:

Managing Human Subjects Research

Registering Your Clinical Trial on CT.gov

Other Resources

 

Help Line
Tel: 617-424-4100
Email: IRB@partners.org
Responses in 1 business day

Insight/eIRB Help
Tel: 617-424-4100
Email: IRB@partners.org

CITI Program Admin
Tel: 617-424-4126
Email: citiprogram@partners.org


Managers

Elizabeth Hohmann, MD
Director and Chair
Tel: 617-424-4127 or
617-724-7532
Email: ehohmann@partners.org

Rosalyn Gray
Admin Director
Tel: 617-424-4148
Email: rgray1@partners.org

Maria Sundquist
Asst Director, New Protocols
Tel: 617-424-4101
Email: msundquist@partners.org

Josephine O'Driscoll-Davis
Asst Director, Continuing Review
Tel: 617-424-4107
Email: jodriscolldavis@partners.org