Research Ethics Board

The Research Ethics Board (REB) is appointed on behalf of St. Michael's, with whom it maintains an arms-length relationship. The Hospital mandates the REB to independently approve, reject, propose modifications to, or terminate any proposed or ongoing research involving human participants or human materials conducted within or by members of St. Michael's.

About Us

The REB ensures that research involving human participation meets current scientific and ethical standards for the protection of participants. Find out more.

Policies & Guidelines

National, international and Catholic ethics policies, as well as consent form and signature guidelines. Find out more.

Application Process

Details on the application process for submission to the REB. Find out more.


Links to the various forms related to application submission and ongoing study management. Find out more.

Meeting Schedule, Membership List, & Terms of Reference

Information on the REB meeting schedule, the REB membership list, and the terms of reference for the REB. Find out more.


The REB conducts research ethics monitoring, which involves conducting audits of research studies. Find out more.


This page contains numerous links to important resources, references, educational materials, guidance documents, regulations, legislation and others. Find out more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to commonly asked questions such as what to include in an application, what to submit, how the review processes works and more. Find out more.

Contact Us

Mailing addresses, office locations, contact information for the manager, coordinators and administrative staff. Find out more.