Research takes place, or uses equipment, in a medical or health care setting
Uses or relates to medical health records
Research that is deemed minimal-risk to patients and participants
Chart reviews are eligible for Delegated Level 1 review
Anything minimal-risk and approved for Delegated review with a Letter of Information will be reviewed as a Delegated Level 2
*The research taking place overrides the Faculty the Principle Investigator is in. If you have questions about which board to submit to, please contact the office.
Supporting documentation (surveys, letters of consent). (Samples)
How to Submit your Protocol
Submit the protocol and supporting documentation electronically using ROMEO.
Effective January 1, 2013, the Delegated HSREB no longer accepts documents in hard copy. This includes the original submission and all post-approval forms (revisions, deviations, continuing ethics review forms, FYI forms, etc.).
How to Submit Revised Study Documents - Updated, February 7, 2014
All revised study documents must have version dates (e.g., dd/mmm/yyyy) in the footer of all study documents. Version dates identify the latest edition of study documents. Version dates, including the day, written month and year should be included in the footer of all study documents. If a study document requires further modification based on comments received during the REB review process, the version date must be modified to reflect the most recent edition of the study document.
Please also ensure to submit one copy with tracked changes, and a clean copy of all revised study document(s).
If changes are required for the Western Protocol:
Export a word copy of the protocol, making changes using track changes
Please submit 2 copies: one tracked version (in Word format) and one clean copy (as a pdf) of the entire revised Western Protocol
PLEASE ENSURE TO INCLUDE A VERSION DATE (e.g., dd/mmm/yyyy) in the footer of all study documents
Every time an amendment is made to this document, please remember to revise the version date to reflect the changes made and re-submit the entire document
Level 1: Reviewed two weeks after they are received. These are no deadlines.
Level 2: Reviewed three weeks after they are received. There are no deadlines.
HSREB Delegated Review New Submission Checklist
Please use this checklist to help guide your new Delegated Submission. Note that this is not a comprehensive list.