Ethics and Regulatory

The Chicago Area Institutional Review Board (CHAIRb) is the IRB of record for all CAPriCORN research. CHAIRb is made up of experienced IRB members from all of the CAPriCORN institutions. The CHAIRb Portal ( is the electronic submission and communication system through which investigators can learn more about the IRB, obtain access to the site specific consent templates, CHAIRb Policies and Procedures, and submit research for review. CHAIRb is also a registered SMART IRB. A cost sheet for use by investigators interested in using this IRB as a central IRB of record can be obtained from