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Common Rule Guidance and Access to Forms

Review Types & Forms

See the menu to the right for updated review type explanations and forms.

Major Regulation Changes:

  1. Informed Consent Requirements
  2. Continuing Review
  3. Exemptions  
  4. Single IRB Review
  5. Broad Consent and related exemptions 7 & 8 will not be implemented at GS because broad consent restrictions are highly restrictive for investigators.  In order to comply with the conditions of broad consent, the institution/researcher would be obligated to track data for each subject offered broad consent.  In addition, if a participant in the study declined to provide broad consent, future researchers would be barred from obtaining a waiver of consent for secondary research.

Additional Resources

Health and Human Services – New Common Rule Training Videos

USC Key Changes to the Common Rule  (16 min video)  USC Policies are compatible with GS policies.

Last updated: 12/17/2019