IRB Clinics

Do you have a question about the IRB process, need submission assistance, or want to know more about how to use ESTR? All members of the Harvard LMA research community are welcome to stop by either the HMS or Harvard Chan School location to consult with members the of QIP team. No need to make an appointment- first come, first served.

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016 2:00 pm-3:00 pm- HSPH: Kresge CafeteriaCafe
  • Thursday, February 11, 2016 12:00 pm-1:00 pm- 90 Smith St. (1st Floor Conference Room)
  • Tuesday, March 22, 2016 10:00 am- 11:00 am- HMS: Courtyard Café
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016 2:00 pm-3:00 pm- HSPH: Kresge Cafeteria
  • Thursday, may 19, 2016 11:00am-12:00pm- 90 Smith St. (1st Floor Conference Room)

QIP Monthly Education Series

Each season, QIP offers a different edcation series with sessions focusing on various topics ranging from IRB submissions to international research to consent writing. Those who attend 3 sessions will receive Human Research Training refresher credit. Attendance is open to all and participants can RSVP for any specific session(s) they choose. Click here for more information on the Monthly Education Series topics and/or to register for a session.


Upon request, QIP staff is available to conduct small group training sessions on a variety of topics relating to research compliance; Institutional, School, and ORARC policy; and good clinical practice. These sessions topics (e.g., Exemptions, Informed Consent, and Regulatory Documentation) and locations are catered to the study site and/or intended audience. Depending on the depth and length of the In-Service, attendees may earn Human Research Training credit for their participation.

One-on-One Study Staff Orientation

Upon request, QIP is available to meet with new study staff (PIs, Coordinators, etc.) in order to familiarize them with ORARC policies and procedures with a focus on the IRB review and approval process. In addition, QIP will provide services and study management tools that will facilitate the research. A Regulatory Binder will be provided, when appropriate.


For a listing of conferences hosted by the Office of Human Research Administration click here