In most cases, studies that have been approved will have an expiration date. Unless the study qualifies for study closure at the time it expires, investigators must submit a continuing review application in order to secure a new approval period.
Use the following resources to prepare a continuing review application:
- Submit Continuing Review: Quick Guide
High-level, step-by-step guide on how to submit a continuing review for a study.
- Submit Continuing Review: Detailed Guide
Detailed, step-by-step guide on how to submit a continuing review for a study.
- What to Expect after Submitting to the IRB
Explanation of what the IRB does after receiving a submission.
- Respond to IRB Request for Changes as part of Continuing Review: Quick Guide
- Job Aid: Modify a Study and Apply for Continuing Review at the Same Time
A step-by-step on how to submit a modification request and a continuing review in ETHOS at the same time.
- How to Withdraw or Discard a Submission: Quick Guide
High-level, step-by-step guide on how to withdraw or discard a submission.
- Common Reasons for Stipulations and Deferrals
List of common reasons for stipulations and deferrals.