UW Research

Policies, Procedures and Guidance

SOP Pre-Review


This document describes the process by which Human Subjects Division (HSD) staff conduct pre-review of:

  • Initial applications for UW IRB review (including conversion applications)
  • Modification applications
  • Continuing Review or Status Report applications
  • Responses to conditional approval (MRSA) letters or deferral letters

Change Notes

Removed references to paper process; updated links, transferred to current document template – 05.27.2021
Minor revisions to reference the new document, GUIDANCE: Pre-Review – 01.03.2020