Revisions have been made to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (The Common Rule, 45 CFR 46). Join Jean Barone, CIP, director of Pitt's Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) to hear an overview of the changes and the types of research they may affect. This will be an informational session intending to deliver a broad stroke on the changes with upcoming sessions focusing on HRPO policies, implementation and the practical considerations of the changes.
The final rule is currently scheduled to take effect on January 19, 2018. For detailed information on the changes, consult Final Revisions to the Common Rule on HHS Office of Human Resource Protection site.