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Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education Webinars

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The Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education (ORPP&E) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on topics in human subjects research protection. Each session will allow time for questions.

Upcoming Webinars

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Topic:  R&D Committee Workshop Series:  Review and Approval of Research

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 

Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm EST

Purpose:  The purpose of this workshop is to discuss R&D Committee responsibilities when reviewing and approving VA research.  The presenter(s) will:

  • Review R&D Committee responsibilities for initial review and approval of research;
  • Discuss when the R&D Committee is required to review amendments and perform continuing review of research; and
  • Review sample tools that can assist the R&D Committee in reviewing and approving research.

Course Tract: Core Series

Target Audience:  R&D Committee members, research office staff, compliance officers, and Investigator and study team members.

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