Questions and Answers

What are the grant, IRB, and FWA numbers for the PATIENTS program?

  • AHRQ Grant Number: R24 HS022135
  • PATIENTS Protocol IRB Number: 00054679
    This number identifies the specific IRB number for the PATIENTS protocol within the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s CICERO system. It is not the number needed if a partner is submitting a Federal Wide Assurance (FWA).
  • UMARYLAND FWA: 00007145
    This number is the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s FWA. This is not the number an external partner will need for an FWA.
  • UMARYLAND IRB: 00000233
    This is the number required for PATIENTS partners deferring to the UMaryland IRB in their FWA. This number may change. Please check the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) document at the bottom of the University of Maryland IRB homepage.