Founded in 2001, the purpose of the St. Louis IRB Consortium is to provide a forum where local IRB staff and members can meet to:

  • share ideas and educational opportunities.
  • discuss regulations and ethics governing research.
  • assist each other with problem solving.

Quarterly meetings are held.

Membership: The IRB Consortium welcomes all local institutional review boards to become members. This includes IRB directors, chairs, and committee members.  At present, there is no institutional fee.

 Founding Organizations: Washington University, Mercy St. Louis, Saint  Louis University and Veteran’s Administration

Member Organizations: Mercy St. Louis, St. Luke’s Hospital, Missouri Baptist Hospital, SSM Healthcare, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, University of Missouri – Columbia, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Lewis and Clark Community College, University of Missouri – St. Louis, St. Anthony’s Hospital, Logan College of Chiropractic

The St. Louis IRB Consortium Charter provides further information.

2024 Meetings

  • Friday, February 2, 2024
  • Friday, May 3, 2024
  • Friday, August 2, 2024
  • Friday, November 22, 2024

If you are interested in attending, please contact our Education Team (Program Coordinator or Education Specialist.)

Content current as of 10/31/2023