The Revised Common Rule: New Opportunities and Challenges

90 Minutes: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) released revised human subjects regulations, known as the "Common Rule," on January 19, 2017, following a lengthy rulemaking process. The updated rule includes a number of welcome changes and omits many of the most controversial proposed changes. Concerns remain, however, with some elements of the revised rule and their implications with respect to administrative burden and human subjects protections.

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Participants will understand an overview of the revised rule, anticipated challenges to institutions and researchers, and how institutions are addressing these challenges as they update their systems, processes and policies.

Martha Jones

Executive Director, Human Research Protection Office

Washington University in St. Louis 

Kerry Peluso

Associate Vice President, Research Administration

Emory University

Sara Bible

Associate Vice Provost for Research

Stanford University

Wendy Streitz


Council on Governmental Relations (COGR)

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