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Canvas New Board Member Training

All board members must complete basic training required by federal regulatory agencies, accrediting bodies, and University policies.  The IRB has carefully selected specific training courses for our board members to prepare them for the research they may encounter during their service.  The training offers basic and specific information critical to successful service on the IRB, as well as practical tips and techniques to help you be an efficient and constructive member.  



  1. Welcome to the IRB
  2. Board Member Responsibilities
  3. Tour of the IRB Website
  4. ERICA 101 for New Board Members
  5. The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) at the University of Utah
  6. Basics of the IRB Review Process at the University of Utah


If you have any questions about the New Board Member Training course, call us at (801) 581-3655 or EMAIL US 

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After you have been approved to join the course, you will receive an email with a course invitation from “Infrastructure Canvas”.  Click on “Get Started” in the email to access the training.  

Canvas will record completions and we will access grade reports automatically.

Last Updated: 4/7/21