Updated Sterling IRB 2017 Holiday Closures

Sterling IRB will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017
  • Independence Day – Monday, July 3, 2017
  • Independence Day (Observed) – Tuesday, July 4, 2017
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2017
  • Thanksgiving – Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (Closing at 1:00 PM EST)
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Thanksgiving – Friday, November 24, 2017
  • Christmas Day (Observed) – Monday, December 25, 2017
  • Christmas – Tuesday, December 26, 2017 NEW
  • New Year’s Day (2018) (Observed) - Monday, January 1, 2018

Note that we will be open normal business hours on Friday, December 22nd, as well as Friday, December 29th.

Updates to New Study Submission Application & Other Sterling IRB Submission Forms

In an effort to improve ease of use, Sterling IRB has updated several submission forms including the New Study Submission Application and the Modifications and Amendments Submission Form. The updated forms are available in the Forms section of the Sterling IRB website. The updates are based on feedback and seek to simplify language and clarify IRB requirements. Sterling IRB will continue to accept the previous version of the forms for 30 days after the effective date. For additional information, please contact your Account Manager or email the Account Relations department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Sterling IRB 2017 Holiday Closures

Sterling IRB will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017
  • Independence Day – Monday, July 3, 2017
  • Independence Day (Observed) – Tuesday, July 4, 2017
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 4, 2017
  • Thanksgiving – Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (Closing at 1:00 PM EST)
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Thanksgiving – Friday, November 24, 2017
  • Christmas – Friday, December 22, 2017 (Closing at 1:00 PM EST)
  • Christmas Day (Observed) – Monday, December 25, 2017
  • New Year’s – Friday, December 29, 2017 (Closing at 1:00 PM EST)
  • New Year’s Day (2018) (Observed) - Monday, January 1, 2018

Sterling IRB at the Summit for Clinical Ops Executives in Miami

Sterling will be exhibiting at the SCOPE conference at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida from January 24-26, 2017. Please stop by Booth #110 to enter to win an IPad Mini and to learn more about Sterling’s services and capabilities. If you’d like to schedule a meeting, please contact Kathye Richards, CIP, Vice President of Client Services at 678-501-7806 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Access to SilverLink may be limited during morning off hours on Tuesday, December 13th

SilverLink is scheduled for periodic maintenance on Tuesday, December 13th, between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. EST; and access to the system is expected to be limited during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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