IRB Offices and Resources


The IRBs at U-M provide many resources and trainings to help you conduct ethical research and to make the IRB review process smoother. They are here to help you ensure your human subjects research meets human subjects protection regulations, so contact them if you have questions. 



Institutional Review Board – Medical School (IRBMED)
A component of the University of Michigan's Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and a unit of the Office of Research, the five Institutional Review Boards of the University of Michigan Medical School (IRBMED) oversee human subjects research conducted at Michigan Medicine.

University of Michigan IRBMED Education & Course Offerings
IRBMED offers a range of courses to provide the research community with education to improve understanding of regulatory requirements, eResearch application completion, and special topics related to human subjects research. IRBMED’s education program was designed and developed through collaboration with members of the research community.

IRB Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences (HSBS)

IRB Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences (HSBS)
The Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences Institutional Review Board (IRB-HSBS) is responsible for protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects participating in research conducted by faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Campus.


eResearch Application
eResearch is the University of Michigan's site for electronic research administration.

eResearch Training
The Institutional Review Board offices offer classroom instruction on the basics of using the eResearch Regulatory Management (eRRM) system to create and submit human research subject applications (and more).

Central IRB

University of Michigan IRBMED – Central IRB Information
IRBMED provides guidance regarding working with Central IRB at University of Michigan.

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