Access the Fraser Health Research Ethics Board membership list and meeting schedule.

Where can I find the Fraser Health Research Ethics Board membership list?

The Fraser Health Research Ethics Board membership reflects a variety of medical specialities as well as having legal, medical ethics and lay representation. The membership meets TCPS 2, Health Canada and United States government requirements.

What are the deadlines for submission and meeting dates for the Research Ethics Board?

Below are the upcoming deadlines for submission and meeting dates for 2023.

Deadlines for submission
Three weeks before the meeting date

2023 Meeting Dates
Second Wednesday of each month (4:00-6:00 p.m.)

December 21, 2022

January 11, 2023

January 18, 2023

February 8, 2023

February 15, 2023

March 8, 2023

March 22, 2023

April 12, 2023

April 19, 2023

May 10, 2023

May 24, 2023

June 14, 2023

June 21, 2023

July 12, 2023*

Not applicable

No FHREB meeting in August

August 23, 2023

September 13, 2023

September 20, 2023

October 11, 2023

October 18, 2023

November 8, 2023

November 22, 2023

December 12, 2023

* July meeting may be adjusted to meet the vacation schedules of REB members

How do I get a Research Ethics Board Attestation Form?

Health Canada does not require a separate signed Research Ethics Board Attestation Form if Research Ethics Board Certificates of Approval include the information stipulated by Health Canada for clinical trials.

  • Certificates of approval include the following attestations which meet Health Canada regulatory requirements for clinical trials.
  • Membership of the Fraser Health Research Ethics Board complies with the membership requirements for research ethics boards as defined in Division 5 of the Food and Drug Regulations and the Tri-Council Policy Statement. • Board carries out its functions in a manner consistent with good clinical practices.
  • Board has reviewed and approved the clinical trial protocol and the informed consent form for the trial which is to be conducted by a qualified investigator named at the specified clinical trial site.
  • Fraser Health Research Ethics Board Attestation Standard Operating Procedure may be sent to sponsors who require this information.

How do I get a federal-wide assurance number for U.S. studies?

Under the United States Department of Health and Human Services Code of Federal Regulations 45: Part 46 A Protection of Human Subjects Section (refer to 46.103), every institution engaged in human subjects research supported or conducted by any United States Federal Department or Agency must have assurance of compliance approved by the United States Office for Human Research Protections. The Assurance formalizes the institution's commitment to protect human subjects.

The Fraser Health Research Ethics Board membership list includes the attestation information required for the Federalwide Assurance (FWA).  Office for Human Research Protections Database Federalwide Assurance and the Institutional Review Board assurance:

Registration Number: IORG: IORG0004093

FWA: FWA00008668

Expiry Date: May 16, 2024

Last Update: May 16, 2019| Expires: May 16, 2024

Fraser Health Research Ethics Board annual report

2021-2022 Research Ethics Board annual report

Fraser Health Research Ethics Board standard operating procedures