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2020 Single IRB Bootcamp: A How-to-Guide with SMART IRB

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Museum of Science

1 Museum Of Science Driveway

Boston, MA 02114

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This daylong boot camp is intended to train IRB and HRPP personnel in the successful implementation of the single IRB model.

About this Event

Intended Audience: IRB/HRPP personnel at a beginner-to-intermediate level of the single IRB review process.

Breakfast and lunch are included. Admission to the Museum of Science is also included with registration fee.

Registration

Space is limited. Registration fee waivers are available should the registration cause any unnecessary hardships. Please contact SMART_IRB_ADMIN@hms.harvard.edu for more information.

Objectives

By participating in the boot camp, attendees will be able to identify:

  • Responsibilities of Reviewing IRBs, Relying Institutions, and Study Teams related to a reliance arrangement.
  • Resources needed and available to support single IRB.
  • Key time points for a reliance arrangement, from a request for single IRB oversight through initial review to requirements after approval.

Agenda

7:30 - 8:00am- Registration

8:00 - 8:10am- Welcome and Objectives

8:10 - 9:00am- Reliance Requests

  • Workflows
    • The SMART IRB Online Reliance System model
    • Other models
  • Roles
    • Reviewing IRB
    • Relying Institution
    • Study Teams
  • Tracking reliance requests
  • Institutional resources needed

9:00 - 9:45am- Using the SMART IRB Agreement

  • How to use the master agreement and document reliance
  • Responsibilities
    • Reviewing IRB
    • Relying Institution
  • Addressing the flexible terms
  • Addenda
    • Indemnification Agreement
  • Working with institutions that have not joined SMART IRB

9:45 - 10:00am- Break

10:00 - 1 0:50am- Communication

  • Responsibilities
    • Reviewing IRB
    • Relying Institution
    • Study Teams
  • Communication models
    • Research teams directly communicating with the IRB
    • Research teams communicating through a lead study team
    • Local context information
    • What to do when there are disagreements

10:50 - 11:50am- What HRPP's Need in Place for Single IRB Review

  • How to connect the different components of the HRPP
  • What to do when your IRB is no longer your gatekeeper

11:50- 12:35pm- Lunch: Online Reliance System (ORS) Demonstration

12:35 - 1:05pm- Training Study Teams

  • Roles
  • Resources

1:05 - 2:00pm- Harmonization Guidance

  • Indemnification
  • HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Reportable Events
  • Review of Personnel

2:00 - 2:15pm- Break

2:15 - 3:30pm- Case Studies

3:30 - 3:45pm- SMART IRB Resources Recap

3:45 - 4:00pm- Questions & Wrap Up

Hotels-

Below is a list of hotel options within and around the cities of Cambridge and Boston. You are not limited to these hotels and may choose whatever lodging options work best for you and your institution.

Hotels within one mile of the Museum of Science-

  1. The Kimpton Marlowe Hotel (0.2 miles)
  2. The Liberty Hotel (0.4 miles)
  3. Courtyard by Marriott Boston Downtown/North Station (0.5 miles)
  4. Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston, Cambridge (0.5 miles)
  5. Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boston, Cambridge (0.7 miles)
  6. The Kendall Hotel (0.9 miles)

Hotels outside one mile of the Museum of Science-

  1. Battery Wharf Hotel, Boston Waterfront (1.0 miles)
  2. La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Boston Somerville (2.0 miles)
  3. Embassy Suites, Logan Airport (4.0 miles)
  4. Homewood Suites by Hilton, Needham (9.0 miles)

FAQs

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please click here to see a list of local parking options. Parking is included with registration fee.

Please click here to see public transportation information along with driving directions and site address. Please note if getting dropped off by a ride share/taxi, that the Museum of Science has their own dedicated driveway.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact us at help@smartirb.org.

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1 Museum Of Science Driveway

Boston, MA 02114

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