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Institutional Review Board

Institutional Review Board

Ensuring Safe Medical Research Studies at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital

The Institutional Review Board at East Tennessee Children's Hospital reviews research studies to ensure that appropriate steps are taken to protect the rights and welfare of human subjects participating in research. Below, you can download various Institutional Review Board resources, including checklists, applications, forms and templates.

Questions or need assistance? Please contact the IRB office at

Institutional Review Board Resources


  • Exemption Determination Form - Use this form to help determine if your activity involves Human Subjects Research.
  • Student Checklist - Use this form to ensure you have completed the required documentation for IRB submission.

Protocol Applications

Informed Consent Forms

Other Forms