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INFORMATION SHEET Local Context Profile


This document provides information about local context considerations relevant to human subjects research conducted by University of Washington employees or agents. For questions about this information, contact the UW Human Subjects Division at hsdrely@uw.edu.

Change Notes

Update information about ancillary reviews; update HSD’s federal inspection status – 01.04.2024
Provide additional guidance on Washington State law regarding consent and audio recording – 10.02.2023
Remove requirement to provide External Authorization letter to use DocuSign – 08.31.2023
Update QA Attestation to match revisions to UW Compliance Statement – 06.29.2023
Add requirements for short form consent method – 06.01.2023