Researchers using patient data at Fairview are required to operate under the strict information security requirements. These policies benefit all parties involved and ensure that all research is done with patients in mind. The security measures, while careful, do not inhibit the process of making incredible new learnings and understandings.
Research is a matter of trust, which is why our Institutional Review Board is dedicated to making sure all studies are constantly reviewed and conducted with the highest standards. This assures all parties never stray from the goal of advancing medicine, and that every precaution is taken to ensure ethical and moral pursuit of data.
IRB Process at Fairview
Fairview Research Administration (FRA) must review and approve all research conducted by Fairview researchers or community physicians prior to a new research application being submitted to the IRB.
As part of the review, FRA confirms:
For more information, please see: IRB Process for Fairview Researchers.
Questions may be directed to the Research Administrator, Fairview Research Administration at 612-672-7680.
IRB Forms and Guidance
Fairview Research Administration can assist Fairview and community researchers with completing and submitting IRB. To begin, find the forms you will need here: New Study Applications and Consent Form Templates.