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Department reviewer resources

The resources below are intended for those who serve in the department reviewer role. Department review is the step in the IRB process that comes after the principal investigator (PI) submits the study, but before the study is routed to the IRB for review.

Click through the accordions below to learn more about department review. The “Resources for Department Reviewers” section contains guides and tools to assist department reviewers in conducting department reviews.

Resources for department reviewers

The VCU IRB offers training to those who serve in the department reviewer role. To learn more, contact the education and outreach manager at irbeducation@vcu.edu

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