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Webinar: (2019-06) Expectation vs. Reality: Reporting Obligations to the IRB

Understanding which events to report to the IRB is an ongoing challenge for researchers and IRBs alike. Institutional policies and procedures vary widely, which can further complicate the reporting process. Using real-world scenarios and data, as well as instructive diagrams and charts, speakers will clarify common areas of confusion when it comes to reporting unanticipated problems, adverse events, and safety-related information to the IRB and the institution.  (Presented on June 5, 2019)


  • Role of the IRB
  • Regulatory landscape and obligations for reporting safety and non-safety information to the IRB
  • Distinction between IRB and institutional obligations, and relevant real-word complications

What will I learn?

After attending this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Define the role of the IRB and the institution regarding reporting unanticipated problems and safety information
  • Appreciate the complexities posed by reporting obligations in the regulations and of reporting dynamics at institutions

Who should attend?

IRB members, HRPP/IRB staff, compliance personnel, and researchers will benefit from attending this webinar.

Continuing Education

Webinar participants holding the Certified IRB Professional (CIP®) credential may apply 1.25 continuing education credits towards CIP recertification. Learn More »

Access Interval
Access to purchased content will be available for 90 days after the date of purchase. After 90 days, access to the content will be removed, but users will retain access to any certificates of attendance earned. Content purchased prior to January 1, 2021 will remain available indefinitely. After access has expired, users can purchase an additional 90 days of access.

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