Institutional Review Board

Getting Started

Introduction | IRB Selection | Required Education | Grant Applications | Private Industry Contracts | Protocol Submission | Links & Help 

Introduction

The Einstein Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) promotes and protects the rights and welfare of all human research participants. Affiliated organizations include all of the colleges and schools of Yeshiva University (FWA00000140, expires: 8/16/2018), Montefiore Medical Center (FWA00002558, expires: 1/2/2019), Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital (FWA00009807, expires: 9/10/2017). Einstein's two IRBs (formerly known as the Committee on Clinical Investigations (CCI) and the Montefiore Medical Center IRB) facilitate excellence in human research by extending personalized guidance and support to the research community through timely and high quality service, education, review, and monitoring.

IRB Selection

Studies submitted through iRIS, the IRB's new online/paperless application system, are assigned to one of our IRBs based on workload and submission timing by the IRB administrative staff.

Required Education

All Key Personnel (individual who contribute in a substantive way to the development or execution of a protocol, or are involved in the consent process) are required to complete the Human Subjects Research Education
 

Grant Applications

All federal grant applications for Yeshiva University and Montefiore PIs are submitted through Einstein.  At Einstein, grants are prepared and routed for approval through Cayuse.  For Cayuse support, please contact your departmental administrator or the Office of Grant Support.  For guidance on choosing the right FWA #, see the Merger FAQs.
 

For step-by-step grant submission instructions, click here. 

Private Industry Contracts

The IRB charges a one-time fee of $3,000 for the review of studies supported by private industry.  The Office of Clinical Trials facilitates the review and negotiation of all clinical trial agreements for protocols sponsored by private industry.

Protocol Submission

  East Campus IRB  West Campus IRB 
Protocol Every new submission requires a protocol, or scientific write-up of the research.  Detailed grants generally contain this information and can serve as the protocol.  For protocols without detailed grants, use our Protocol Elements Checklist or the peer-reviewed SPIRIT 2013 guidelines to develop a protocol with all the necessary criteria included.
Application for Exempt, Expedited, or Full Board Review
Policies Common Policies 
Consent Documents Downloadable 
Required Approvals
(Signatures)
Common Approval Requirements  

Links & Help

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