IRBchoice is a joint IRB review model for multisite studies that provides a mechanism for IRB review through the sharing of and reliance on IRB-approved documents among IRBs. IRBchoice is a tool for IRBs that allows IRBs to utilize the reviews of another IRB while still allowing the local institution to maintain oversight of the research.
In IRBchoice, a participating site may be either:
Tufts Health Sciences IRB will decide whether IRBchoice may be used for your study.
To request the Tufts Health Sciences IRB to serve as the Lead Site IRB (reviewing IRB) for a new study, please submit the following:
o request that Tufts Health Sciences IRB be a Local Oversight IRB (relying IRB) and utilize a Lead Site’s IRB review for a study, please submit the following: