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Application Forms and Guidance

Guidance on Completing the Application and Annual Report Forms
The purpose of this guidance is to assist in the completion of the Application/Annual Report Form.
PDF Dec. 31, 2015
 

Instructions to Apply for Initial Accreditation and Reaccreditation
Detailed instructions about the application process, including how to conduct a self-assessment and prepare your application package.

PDF December 31, 2014


 

Application/Annual Report Form

Document to be completed, signed, and included with application package when applying for initial accreditation, reaccreditation, or completing your annual report.
 
RTF 12/31/2015


 

Template for Application Section C
Use this form as a template to create the index of supporting documents (Section C) for your application.

RTF 02/26/2010


 
Template for Application Section G (Active Protocol List)
Use this spreadsheet as a template to create your active protocol list (Section G) for your application.

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for IRB Roster (Section E)
Use this spreadsheet as a template to create your IRB roster (Section E) for your application.

XLS 06/01/2011

 
Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for VA facility with its own IRB (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011



Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for Dedicated Research Site (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for Independent IRB (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011
 

Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for University or Hospital (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for VA facility without its own IRB (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for Response to a Draft Site Visit Report and Status Report (Section A)
Use this form as a template for Section A of your response to a Draft Site Visit Report.

RTF 10/28/2010


 
Instructions to Prepare a Response to the Draft Site Visit Report

PDF 12/15/2015


 
Instructions to Prepare a Status Report
 
PDF 12/15/2015


 
Instructions to Prepare an Improvement Plan
 
PDF 12/15/2015


Instructions to Prepare a Request for Full Accreditation
 
PDF   12/15/2015


Instructions for Submitting Materials in Support of Accreditation
 
PDF  12/15/2015


Submission Form
 
RTF   12/18/2012
 


Procedures and Standards


AAHRPP Accreditation Procedures
Gives an overview of the procedures AAHRPP uses to provide accreditation services.

PDF 12/31/14



AAHRPP Accreditation Standards

PDF 10/01/2009


Evaluation Instrument Documents


Evaluation Instrument for Accreditation
Use to evaluate a Human Research Protection Program. Organizations should use this document to conduct a self-assessment for their Step 1 application.

PDF October 2016

Click 
here to download Tip Sheets for the Evaluation Instrument for Accreditation.



Guide for Research Sites Seeking Accreditation
For research sites that only conduct research and do not have their own IRBs

PDF 11/16/2010



IRB Evaluation Checklist
For use in determining whether an IRB meets the accreditation standards.

DOC 12/08/2010


Annual Report Documents


Guidance on Completing the Application and Annual Report Forms
The purpose of these tables is to provide AAHRPP with information to help tailor the review to your Organization and to promote the collection of quality indicators across Organizations.

PDF 12/31/2015


 
Annual Report Form

RTF   12/31/2015 Application/Annual Report Form



News Releases

2016 News Releases

AAHRPP Accredits Three More Research Organizations:One in India, two in U.S.
09/22/2016
AAHRPP Accredits Four More Research Organizations, Including First in Africa, South America
06/23/2016
AAHRPP Accredits Eight More Research Organizations: Six in U.S., One Each in China, Saudi Arabia
03/24/2016

2015 News Releases

AAHRPP Accredits Three More Research Organizations: 19 earn accreditation in 2015
 12/15/2015
AAHRPP Accredits First Organizations in Europe
09/22/2015
Latest AAHRPP Accreditations Include NY State Department of Health and India's National Comprehensive Cancer Center
06/12/2015
Three More Research Organizations Earn AAHRPP Accreditation: List includes first historically black university medical school
03/19/2015

2014 News Releases

Seven More Research Organizations Earn AAHRPP Accreditation, Including First in Thailand
 12/19/2014
AAHRPP Accredits Three More Organizations: Two in U.S., A Second in Mexico
09/18/2014
Latest AAHRPP Accreditations Include NY State Department of Health and India's National Comprehensive Cancer Center
06/12/2014
NIH Earns AAHRPP Accreditation; Also Accredited First Organization in Middle East, Second in Taiwan and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
03/20/2014


2013 News Releases

AAHRPP Awards Accreditation to Organization in U.S., China and Republic of Korea 12/17/2013
Four More Earn AAHRPP Accreditation, Reflecting Continued Growth in U.S. and Abroad
 09/17/2013
AAHRPP Accredits First Organization in Latin America, Continues Inroads across the Globe 06/18/2013
Pharmaceutical Giant Is Among Latest to Earn AAHRPP Accreditation
03/19/2013
AAHRPP President and CEO to Retire at the End of the Year
03/05/2013


2012 News Releases

Latest AAHRPP Accreditations Include First
NIH Entity and First Organization in Taiwan

 12/13/2012
Major Clinical Research Center in India and CRO in U.S. Earn Accreditation
09/13/2012
Four More Earn AAHRPP Accreditation
06/14/2012
Two More Earn AAHRPP Accreditation 
03/15/2012

2011 News Releases

AAHRPP Accredits First Organizations in India
12/12/2011
Maine Earns Its First Two Accreditations
 09/15/2011
AAHRPP Achieves a new Milestone 
 06/16/2011
Global Benchmark for Human Research Proection is Raised
03/16/2011