NIH Single IRB & Exceptions Process (sIRB) Webinar on October 18 - Registration is Open - Space is Limited

Notice Number: NOT-OD-17-120

Key Dates
Release Date: September 26, 2017

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)


The NIH Policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Multi-Site Research becomes effective for applications with due dates of January 25, 2018 and after. Are you ready? Would you like to learn more about the implementation of the NIH Single IRB Policy, how to write your single IRB plan, and receive guidance on how to effectively request an exception to the policy directly from NIH experts? If so, then make plans to join the experts from NIH Extramural Staff for a webinar on scope and applicability and the NIH Single IRB policy.

This webinar will cover the following topics and more related to the NIH Single IRB policy:

  • Background
  • Implementation process
  • Expectations
  • Process to request exceptions to the policy
  • Responsibilities of the single IRB, local IRB, the investigator, and the institutions in implementing the NIH single IRB policy

NIH Presents: sIRB & the Exceptions Process Webinar
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
2:00pm - 3:30pm ET

Registration Link:
Note: This webinar is limited to 1000 seats and is on a first come basis. We highly recommend group viewing to maximize access.

Who should attend? This webinar is designed for principal investigators, signing officials, research organizations or institutions, and institutional review boards (IRBs).

Presented by:
NIH Extramural Staff

Do you have specific questions or topics you'd like covered? Submit questions in advance to single IRB policy to Petrice Brown-Longenecker, Ph.D. by October 10, 2017. These questions will help in building presentation content and ensure we're providing the answers you need.

Where can you go now for helpful pre-webinar info?

*The recording and transcript will be available 5-7 business days following the event on


Advance single IRB questions by Oct. 10 to:

For registration or GoToMeeting software issues: