Registrations & Assurances
The STANFORD HRPP (Human Research Protection Program) has received Certification from the Consortium for Applied Research Ethics (CARE~Q) on July 16, 2018. Stanford received reaccreditation from the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) on December 21, 2022.
The STANFORD HRPP is made up of five affiliated organizations. Each organization has its own Federalwide Assurance (FWA) with the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). The FWA numbers and their expiration dates are listed below.
|Organization||* FWA #||Expires|
|Leland Stanford Junior U (aka Stanford U)||FWA00000935||08/22/2027|
|Stanford Hospital & Clinics||FWA00000934||01/29/2025|
|Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford||FWA00000933||02/11/2025|
|VA Palo Alto Health Care System||FWA00000929||03/12/2026|
|Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research (aka PAVIR)||FWA00000937||07/07/2025|
* For confirmation from OHRP’s database of all FWA and registration numbers listed above, please use the FWA number or the exact names as listed above.
In addition, Stanford University has an institutional organization (IORG) number under which 8 IRBs are registered. The IORG number and IRB registration numbers are listed below. All IRBs except for IRB 2 are registered with both OHRP and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
|Organization||IORG #/IRB Registration #||Status|
|Leland Stanford Junior U||IORG0000208||09/14/2025|
Stanford University IRBs are in compliance with Good Clinical Practices (ICH/GCP) as consistent with US Food and Drug Administration Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR 50 and 56) and DHHS Regulations (45 CFR Part 46).