This is the most current policies and procedures for the Springfield Committee for Research involving Human Subjects (SCRIHS), Southern Illinois University School of Medicine's institutional review board (IRB). These policies and procedures provide detailed "how to" information for submission, mainentance, and the regulatory compliance for human subject protocols approved and overseen by SCRIHS. For ease of navigation, each item listed in the table of contents is linked. Clicking on the link will advance you to the specific policy or procedure selected. At the end of each page, there is a link to return to the table of contents. You are strongly encourage to contact SCRIHS staff with any questions you may have about these policies and procedures.