Strategies for Implementing the NIH Single IRB (sIRB) Mandate

Earn CEUs Through Our Single IRB Webinar

Are you experiencing stress over the upcoming NIH single IRB mandate? Do you want to avoid costly noncompliance? You’re not alone.

By popular request, Quorum and Kinetiq have assembled a perfect primer for sites and investigators to better understand how to prepare for, implement, and thrive in the new sIRB reality for multisite research.

This webinar highlights key areas to address in implementing the sIRB mandate, including coordinating documents, reporting requirements, and other operational changes. Empower your institution to establish itself as an sIRB, or to effectively evaluate sIRB programs offered by central IRBs.

Those who attend this 60-minute webinar will:

  • Avoid confusion preparing reliance agreements, coordinating multiple institutions, and reporting to the IRB on behalf of all research centers
  • Understand how to address budgeting issues in your grants
  • Access sIRB resources that help streamline the creation of SOPs, forms, and processes to easily meet requirements


Jessica Huening, JD

Jessica Huening is a Senior Regulatory Analyst for Kinetiq, the consulting and technology division of Quorum Review IRB. At Kinetiq she applies her unique background for the advancement of essential clinical research while also ensuring human subjects are adequately protected. Prior to joining Kinetiq, Jessica leveraged her clinical research experience and health law knowledge as regulatory analyst and IRB member at Seattle Children’s Research Institute.



Stephen Todd

Stephen Todd is the Senior Site Services and Documentation Manager for Quorum Review IRB. With over ten years of strategic planning, training, and development experience, plus a strong history of successful operational change management, he offers insight to organizations implementing the new sIRB mandate. Stephen is adept at achieving operational success within mission-driven organizations operating in heavily regulated industries. His skill in developing performance metrics benefits sites looking to set benchmarks and milestones in their sIRB implementation plans. Stephen is deeply familiar with FDA, DHHS, and ICH regulations and guidance for biomedical human subjects research.




Who should watch:

Institutional officials, VPs of Research, Vice Provosts, IRB Directors/Managers, IRB Chairs, Principal Investigators, Research Nurses, and IRB Analysts/Administrators. Also, members of these organizations who are charged with implementing the single IRB mandate.



Interested in using Quorum as your single IRB of record? Quorum is well positioned to serve as your sIRB, with systems and procedures already in place. Learn more

This webinar is eligible for continuing education credits.

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Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is pre-approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit for the Certified IRB Professional (CIP) certification, and for Maintenance of ACRP’s CCRC®, CCRA®, CCTI® or CPI® certifications. If you would like to obtain CE credits for a different credential, please check with your professional organization to determine if our webinars meet their continuing education requirements. Information for CE credits for SOCRA can be found here. Visit our Webinars Help page for more information on certification credits.

Certificate of Attendance
You must watch this webinar in its entirety to receive a certificate of attendance. The certificate will include your full name and it will be emailed to you at the end of the webinar. Please note that if your organization has other staff members who wish to earn CE credits for this webinar, each person must register for and watch the webinar in its entirety in order to receive a certificate. Visit our Webinars Help page for more information on certificates of attendance.

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