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VA Central IRB: Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Below are the most current versions of the VA Central IRB Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). These SOPs will be updated as changes occur.

Any comments concerning these SOPs can be forwarded to the VA Central IRB e-mail address at

NOTE (1/7/2019): Updated SOPs are pending revision

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
SOP TitleRevision Date
100Veterans Health Administration Central Office (VHACO) Human Research Protection Program Overview and StructureJanuary 21, 2019
103New Project Application RequirementsJanuary 28, 2019
105VA Central IRB Continuing Review Requirements, Annual Status Updates, and Project/Site Closures October 15, 2020
106Amendments, Modifications, Updates and Requests for Protocol ExceptionsJanuary 21, 2019

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