Association for the Accreditation
of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. ®


How to Use the Resource Library

The Resource Library page defaults to showing all resources that are available to Organizations to help them obtain or maintain accreditation.

You can filter the resources in many ways to help you identify the ones you need:

  • Use "All Resources" to filter by type of resource, such as Tipsheets, Accreditation Procedures, the Evaluation Instrument, and FAQs
  • Use "Any Topic" to filter by stage of accreditation (e.g., Applying for Accreditation) or the action you need to take (e.g., Reports to AAHRPP)
  • Use the Keyword search to identify a word in the title or body of a resource document you are looking for
  • Use "Sort by Recommended Order" to organize the resources by date created or updated or by their title
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Developing and Applying Equivalent Protections

Latest Update: September 17, 2014

Documents to Pull

These FAQs provide guidance about documents organizations are requested to provide for site visits.

Latest Update: August 8, 2022

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Latest Update: September 15, 2021
Evaluation Instrument

Evaluation Instrument for Accreditation

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

Latest Update: April 5, 2024

Evaluation of IRB Chairs, Vice-Chairs, IRB Members, and IRB Staff

Latest Update: September 11, 2012

Exemptions: Determinations and Review

Latest Update: September 11, 2012

Financial Conflict of Interest for Researchers and Research Staff

Latest Update: September 17, 2014