- To assure the rights and well-being of human subjects participating in research are protected
- To educate researchers about how to improve study conduct
- To provide resources to the Research Community
Quick Reference Guides & Supplemental Training
Commonly-Used Abbreviations and Acronyms in Research: This document identifies abbreviations and acronyms commonly-used in research (blue text indicates that the abbreviation/acronym is specific to the conduct of research at the University of Rochester).
HRPP Quick Reference Guide: This guidance document provides an overview of the University's Human Research Protection Program. The document also identifies basic human subject research requirements, steps for getting human subject research started, and key research-related resources available within the University.
Criteria for IRB Approval Quick Reference Guide: This guidance document identifies factors taken into consideration by Institutional Review Boards (IRB) when evaluating submissions against the criteria defined by federal regulations for IRB approval.
Study Team Member Onboarding & Training Guide: This guide was created to facilitate onboarding and training of study team members engaged in human subject research. The tasks and training procedures identified in this document are provided as suggestion only. As appropriate, the contents should be modified per applicable institutional, departmental, and sponsor/funding agency requirements, as well as trainee roles and responsibilities.
Previously Recorded Seminar Materials: Materials from previously held seminars, including copies of presentation slides and video recordings of each presentation (as applicable), are available for review in Blackboard (see directory of materials and instructions for accessing materials in Blackboard on the page hyperlinked above).