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Part IV of a series on proposed changes to the common rule: standardizing informed consent

This post serves as fourth in a series addressing the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for proposed changes to the Common Rule.  I had the opportunity to interview John Stillman, Director of the University of Utah Institutional Review Board. There is language in the ANPRM about standardizing informed consent; that the real purpose of informed […]

Part I of a series on proposed changes to the common rule: Introduction

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the common rule.  The common rule, originally published in 1991, regulates informed consent and Institutional Review Boardss for human subject research.  This post serves as the first of a series that will address issues raised by this topic, including the […]