Forms and Templates

Protocol Templates

Consent Form Templates

  • Main Consent Form Template
  • Minimal risk research not subject to FDA regulation Consent Form Template
  • Short Consent Form (this template is to be used only if you will translate it into the subject's native language)

    Tufts University has given permission to share their foreign language short form consent templates. If you would like to use them, please change all references from Tufts University to Temple University. The foreign language short form consent templates can be found here.

  • Research Personnel Signature Forms

    This form is to be used only to collect authorization for Research Personnel who are not affiliated with Temple University, Temple University Health System, or Shriner's Hospital for Children. Affiliated individuals should be added to the eRA system and provide electronic authorization. The PI must always be listed and authorize via eRA, not on this signature form. To add affiliated individuals to eRA, please contact the IRB office at irb@temple.edu or 215-707-3390.

    Research Personnel not affiliated with Temple University, Temple University Health System, or Shriner's Hospital for Children should provide their authorization of participation by completing the information below. Include a scanned copy of this document with your IRB submission in eRA.

HIPAA Forms

Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) Forms

Miscellaneous

What Form Should I Use and What Should I Submit With the Form?

Protocol Templates
Investigator Protocol Template for Medical Studies If the Investigator's Department is on the Health Sciences Campus
Investigator Protocol Template for Social and Behavioral Studies If the Investigator's Department is on the main campus.
Consent Form Templates
Main Consent Form If the study is medical or if the social and behavioral study is more than minimal risk.
Minimal Risk Social and Behavioral Consent Form If the social and behavioral study is minimal risk.

Is My Activity Human Subjects Research?

The DHHS definition of research is "a systematic investigation. . . designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge." To help in your analysis, you are welcome to use the WORKSHEET: human research determination.

You are also welcome to submit a synopsis of the proposed activity to:

irb@temple.edu

The IRB will provide a written determination.

 



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