Banner University Medical Center

Banner UMC

Banner Health (BH) is the University of Arizona's academic medical partner. This partnership is governed by an Academic Affiliation Agreement (AAA). The University of Arizona IRB reviews all University-affiliated research activity at Banner's hospitals (BUMC-Tucson, South, and Phoenix campuses) or clinics. In addition, all access by UA-affiliated faculty, staff, or students to Banner facilities, patients, services, staff, resources as a clinical provider, or access to health records requires a Determination of Human Research approval or IRB approval AND Banner approval before the activity may begin. 


Required for all protocols that involve research being conducted at a BH site, BH services, patients with a treating relationship with BH (past/present), data or specimen collection, etc. Click here to download an adobe .pdf of CRC Meeting Presentation