RRO News update

RRO News update

April 3 2020 memo - Special guidelines to research teams in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the endorsement of the chairs of our research ethics committees, the Directorate of Academic Affairs and the research review office (RRO) of the CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-l'Île-de- Montréal have put in place temporary exceptional measures for the evaluation of new research projects and the monitoring of ongoing projects during the declared public emergency. These exceptional measures will be reviewed on a regular basis and an update will be made available on the establishment's Web site as the situation evolves.

Please note that funding, if required to conduct the study, must be secured before submitting your project to the REB. ( Follow this link to access memo).

March 27 2020 - COVID-19 : For Researchers submitting a COVID-19 related research project to the Research Review Office  and the CIUSSS-West Central Montreal Research Ethics Board :

  • If you plan on submitting a COVID-19 related research project to the Research Ethics Committee please contact Kathleen Blagrave (kblagrave@jgh.mcgill.ca) as soon as the project is submitted in Nagano so that it can be quickly triaged.
  • Please see the flow chart  for more information regarding the process for the review of COVID-19 related studies.

The Research Review Office can provide assistance with submissions, if required.  Please contact cer@jgh.mcgill.ca for more information.

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