Education and Training

Training and Certification in Human Subjects Protection is through PEERRS

The Program for Education and Evaluation in Responsible Research and Scholarship.  PEERRS is comparable to the CITI training program.  All members of the study team are required to have current certification in Human Subjects protection.

Access PEERRS  (you will need your unique name and kerberos password)

eResearch Training 

These short on-line videos will guide you through the eResearch application process

Getting Started with the IRB Application (10 minutes)
Application Type- The differences between not-regulated, exempt and standard studies (9 minutes)

Exempt Application Type- Research that meets specific criteria allowing it to be exempt from IRB review (10 minutes)

Not Regulated Research - Research that does not meet the federal definition of "research" needing IRB review (7 minutes)

Standard Studies:
Standard Study 1 - Selecting the application type for a standard study (6 minutes)
Standard Study 2 - UM study functions and performance sites (5 minutes)
Standard Study 3 - Research Design (4 minutes)
Standard Study 4 - Risk Level (8 minutes)
Standard Study 5 - Recruitment processes and materials (5 minutes)
Standard Study 6 - Informed consent (7 minutes)
Standard Study 7 - Data handling and data security (5 minutes)
Standard Study 8 - Incentive Payments (4 minutes)
Standard Study 9 - Survey Research (3 minutes)
Standard Study 10 - Vulnerable Subjects Detail (3 minutes)
Standard Study 11 - Supplemental materials, error checking, submitting the application (3 minutes)

Access eResearch- link to the online system login http://www.eresearch.umich.edu  (You will need a UM unique name and kerberos password or apply for a "friends" account)

eResearch Training: download training materials here. pdf format

In-person consultation available.  Contact Mary Mandeville- IRB Core Staff- mandevil@umflint.edu