Guidelines & Policies

All Children's Hospital (ACH) Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) has an independent pediatric Institutional Review Board (IRB) that was established in the early 1980s.  Effective Fall 2013, this IRB became one of the Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) IRBs.

Below is a direct link to the JHM IRB policies adhered to by the JHM ACH IRB and human subjects research investigators at ACH.  In order to search the language of these policies, as well as associated JHM IRB guidance documents, it is suggested that you visit http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/institutional_review_board/ and use the search function available on that webpage.