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  • The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) is an independent, non-profit accrediting organization that uses a peer-driven evaluation process to ensure institutional HRPPs meet rigorous standards for the protections of human participants in research.

    • AAHRPP Re-accreditation: All You Need to Know! Webinar slides outlining the AAHRPP accreditation process, tips on what to expect during the site visit and preparation resources.  The webinar (recorded 01/26/2021) can be viewed at:
    • AAHRPP Tip Sheets Use these brief documents from AAHRPP to review the standards and elements that form an accredited human research protection program.  U-M IRBs and ORCR are encouraged to review all tip sheets.  
    • AAHRPP U-MIC Download the University of Michigan IRB Collaborative (U-MIC) presentation (with audio) describing the AAHRPP re-accreditation process (~ 6 minutes).  Last Updated:  November 2020