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The Division of Education and Development:
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Division of Education and Development provides a multifaceted education program, The OHRP education program includes:
National Conferences - OHRP sponsors a number of National Conferences each year. A workshop is a comprehensive two-day program focusing on regulatory and ethical issues pertaining to the protection of human subjects in research. OHRP jointly develops the workshop program with a host institution. For information on hosting a future OHRP-sponsored National Workshop, please contact Ms. Darlene Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information regarding upcoming National Conferences visit: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/conference.html
Research Community Forums - Each year OHRP sponsors a number of Research Community Forums. This event is a one-day program. OHRP works with a host institution to plan an agenda of interest to research institutions in the regional area. An on-site Regional Community Forum may be augmented with a videoconference linked to OHRP for a question and answer session. For information on hosting a future Research Community Forum, please contact Ms. Darlene Ross at email@example.com. For more information regarding up coming Research Community Forums visit: http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/education/conference.html
Quality Improvement Program - OHRP's Quality Improvement Program (QIP) is intended to help institutions evaluate and improve the quality of their human research protections program. Institutions may do a self-assessment utilizing the QA Self-Assessment Tool. In addition, institutions may contact OHRP to request a QA consultation. For more information on the QIP, click here.
Speaking Invitations - OHRP staff participate in numerous meetings (conferences and seminars) sponsored by institutions, professional associations, private industry, patient advocacy groups and the federal government. OHRP's new state-of-the-art videoconferencing equipment offers OHRP staff greater opportunity to participate in meetings via videoconference. Please send all speaking invitations to Elyse Summers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OHRP Website - The OHRP website provides numerous resources regarding human subject protections. See Policy Guidance for HHS regulations, OHRP guidance materials and informed consent information.
OHRP Email Box - Questions regarding the HHS human subject protection regulations, OHRP guidance or ethical issues related to human subject research may be sent to OHRP via email. The Division of Education and Development staff responds to questions sent to the OHRP email box.
The OHRP email address is: email@example.com
Availability of Educational Videos
OHRP is pleased to announce the availability of a playlist on the HHS YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/USGOVHHS#g/c/5965CB14C2506914) of educational videos developed by the Division of Education and Development. These videos provide information on a variety of topics regarding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations for the protection of human subjects of research described at 45 CFR part 46. Each video is approximately 20-25 minutes in length. An institution may reproduce or share these materials for educational purposes and may wish to consider incorporating the materials in their training programs.
Research Use of Human Biological Specimens and Other Private Information:
Reviewing and Reporting Unanticipated Problems and Adverse Events:
Institutional Review Board (IRB) Membership
General Informed Consent Requirements
OHRP anticipates the release of additional training videos in the future. We welcome any feedback or suggestions on content, format, or any other aspect of the training videos. Please send your comments to OHRP@hhs.gov
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Other Educational Materials
Last revised: July 12, 2010