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Resources: For Accreditation - Additional Resources

Application for Accreditation or Reaccreditation: Section F Minutes, Audits, and Government Correspondence

Section F consists of a single PDF file that contains the following:

  • The most current set of minutes for each IRB/EC, if your Organization has an internal IRB(s)/EC(s) or is an independent IRB/EC.
  • Correspondence with government offices, including, but not limited to in the US:
    • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Research Oversight (ORO)
    • US Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Determination Letters
    • US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Warning Letters
    • FDA Restrictions Placed on IRBs or Investigators from the last year.
  • A summary of internal audits or reviews in the past year your Organization conducted of research teams or IRB/EC records.

See also Instructions to Apply for Initial Accreditation and Reaccreditation.