Submission Instructions

Submission Instructions

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IRB Fee Schedule

Research sponsored by industry or other for-profit companies is administered a fee by the Human Research Protections Program for Institutional Review Board (IRB) review. Effective January 1, 2019, the fee schedule for IRB review is as follows:


IRB Review Type

2012 Fee (effective July 1, 2012)

2019 Fee (effective January 1, 2019)

Initial – Full Board and Expedited

$600 - $3,100


Initial – Exempt Certification



Initial - Reliance on External IRB



Annual Review – Full Board and Expedited (where applicable)

$300 - $$1,650


Annual Check In – Reliance on External IRB



Amendment* - Full Board and Expedited



Study Closure




The fee applies to for-profit sponsored projects involving human subjects, or when negotiated. Contracts that were negotiated prior to January 1, 2019 will be subject to the previous IRB fees (effective July 1, 2012).


The determination of Full Board, Expedited or Exempt Review is made by the Institutional Review Board.


**Does not include changes ONLY to study personnel

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2024 IRB Meeting Dates

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 8:30 am

 Broward Health Medical Center

Meeting Date

Submission Deadline
1/10/2024 12/15/2023
2/14/2024 1/25/2024
3/13/2024 2/22/2024
4/10/2024 3/21/2024
5/8/2024 4/18/2024
6/12/2024 5/23/2024
7/10/2024 6/20/2024
8/14/2024 7/18/2024
9/11/2024 8/22/2024
10/9/2024 9/19/2024
11/13/2024 10/24/2024
12/11/2024 11/21/2024


Submissions to Full Board are due no later than 3rd Thursday each month to be eligible for board review the following month. To ensure submissions are reviewed in a timely manner, investigators are encouraged to submit documents when they are received to allow extra time for any needed changes and ensures timely turnaround for document approval.

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IRBManager User Guide

IRB Manager is an electronic management system that serves as the “front door” for the submission, tracking and retention of research protocols. Users can fill out and submit forms directly in IRB Manager and all forms, attachments, and documents submitted with a participating study will be accessible via IRB Manager.

IRB Manager is a fully web-based system that is accessible inside and outside of the Broward Health network.

Download IRB Manager User Guide