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To answer this question, researchers reviewed the public comments submitted on the proposal for single-IRB review. They reviewed hundreds of comments on the question when it was originally broached in 2011 and then again in the 2015 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
Financial Disclosure: Author Melinda Young, Medical Writer Gary Evans, Editor Jill Drachenberg, Editor Jesse Saffron, Editorial Group Manager Terrey L. Hatcher, Physician Editor Lindsay McNair, MD, MPH, MSBioethics, and Nurse Planner Kay Ball, PhD, RN, CNOR, CMLSO, FAAN, report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study.