DOCR iMedRIS Support Page

The iRIS system, created by iMedRIS, is the electronic submission system utilized by the Duke research community to submit human participant research protocols online, using a web browser. Protocols submitted in iRIS are routed, reviewed, and finalized electronically.

iRIS is utilized by the Duke Health IRB as well as other Duke review constituents such as IACUC, Campus IRB, and IBC. 

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***Please note: before working in iRIS, please make sure all of your required CITI training is complete and your institutional email address is in the correct format. Instructions on how to update your institutional email address can be found in the accordion section below. This is an important step to make sure you can be added to studies as key personnel.***

Having trouble with training records in CITI and iRIS? Click Here

Why can I not find someone in iRIS? - If a user is not showing up in iRIS, please make sure they have logged in to the system to create a profile. Complete this step by having the user go to and entering their netID and password. If you still cannot find the user after this step is complete, please contact

Why is my CITI training not showing up in iRIS? - IRIS retrieves your CITI training transcript via your institutional email address in CITI. This needs to be in the correct format in order for iRIS to read it correctly. Instead of using this format:, the institutional email address needs to be in this format: Instructions on how to change your institutional email address format are posted below. Once this change has been made, please allow 8 hours for the iRIS system to refresh. If the CITI training record is still not correct in iRIS, please contact

Click here for instructions on how to properly link your CITI and iRIS profiles.

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iRIS User Manuals


iRIS Training Opportunities

Introduction to Submitting an IRB Application in iRIS

This course is designed to outline the basic process for IRB application submission using the iRIS system.

The module will describe the workflow among the two main research workflow systems iRIS and OnCore and will introduce users to the iRIS system, basic navigation and initial protocol submission.




Post Approval Submission Forms in iRIS

This course is designed to outline the basic functions of post approval submission forms using the iRIS system including:

  • DUHS IRB Amendment Forms
  • DUHS IRB Migration Amendment Forms
  • DUHS IRB Continuing Review Forms
  • DUHS IRB Study Closure Forms
  • DUHS IRB KSP Forms


iRIS Tip Sheets and Job Aids

Tips Sheets and Job Aids will be added often.  Please check back frequently for additional resources as they become available.




New Study - Initial Reviews


Post Approval Submission Forms


CRU Review


Additional Help Resources


For Help With iRIS

Submit a Self-service Ticket