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The VCU Human Research Protection Program is dedicated to facilitating ethically and scientifically sound research through robust review of research projects and through effective education and outreach to the VCU research community.

Category results for: department review

UPCOMING CHANGE: Studies Reviewed by External IRBs Will Require Department Review

On 6/17/2021, RAMS-IRB will undergo a patch to make several changes. One change that will be implemented during the upcoming RAMS-IRB patch on 6/17/2021 is the addition of studies that request EXTERNAL IRB REVIEW being routed to department review first. When VCU cedes IRB review to another institution, we retain responsibility for ensuring that the […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Perform Department Reviews

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for those who perform department reviews. This guide will walk users through the processes needed to perform a department review, including navigation, reviewer note functions, and accessing documents. This guide only covers the technical aspects of navigating RAMS-IRB to conduct department reviews. If you require guidance on the scope […]