How to Apply2019-07-09T12:02:37-04:00

How to Apply

New Submissions

All submissions must be typed and signed. Incomplete packages or applications submitted on outdated forms will be returned to the Investigator for correction. All forms and templates can be found HERE.

A complete application package consists of the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. General Research Application OR Application for Retrospective Chart Review
  3. Departmental Impact Form
  4. Study Protocol
  5. Informed Consent Form, if applicable 
  6. Detailed Budget
  7. Supporting Documentation, as applicable [e.g., surveys/questionnaires, scripts, interview guides, brochures, case report/data collection forms, assessment tools, recruiting advertisements, documentation from other REBs, Data Safety and Monitoring Board (DSMB) Charter]
  8. Ethics training certificates of study team (e.g., TCPS2, CITI-GCP)
  9. Curriculum Vitae of study team (dated and signed) 
  10. Investigator’s brochure or product monograph (for studies regulated by Health Canada)
  11. No Objection Letter (NOL), Investigational Testing Authorization (ITA) or Notice of Authorization (NOA) (for studies regulated by Health Canada)

To apply for RVH REB review, mail or deliver the completed application to:

Dr. Jesse McLean, Research Manager
Centre for Education and Research, Room 3355
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
201 Georgian Drive
Barrie, Ontario
L4M 6M2

Please note all applications will be reviewed by the RVH Research Office for operational approval prior to ethics review. For more information, please contact the RVH Research Office at (705) 728-9090 Ext. 41350 or research@rvh.on.ca

Continuing Review

All submissions for continuing review (e.g., amendments, renewals, terminations, reportable events) should be submitted directly to the RVH REB Coordinator or Administrative Assistant at the address below:

Romaine Miller, REB Coordinator
Research Ethics Board
Centre for Education and Research, Room 3357
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
201 Georgian Drive
Barrie, Ontario, L4M 6M2
705-728-9090 ext. 43318
millerr@rvh.on.ca

Amended study documents must contain ‘tracked-changes’, a new date/version number in the footer, and include a Summary of Changes, or they will be returned to the Investigator for correction.