Federalwide Assurance (FWA)
Northwestern has filed a Federalwide Assurance (FWA) with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in which we promise to uphold federal regulations and ethical principles for human subjects research conducted by employees, agents, and affiliates of NU.
Northwestern University’s FWA number is 00001549.
IRB Registration Information Letter
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) require IRBs to register through a system maintained by DHHS.
Northwestern University’s IRB Organization (IORG) number is IORG0000247.