Researchers often overlook the interpersonal side of IRB protocol submissions. In fact, many researchers I encounter are surprised to know real people review their protocols. Some researchers believe that once they click, “submit” their protocol enters into a black hole, never to be seen again! All kidding aside, sometimes researchers need reminding that while IRB protocols are about adhering to ethical guidelines, they are also about knowing your population of interest, and knowing how to communicate... Read More