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IRB 101, IRB Administrator 101, and Essentials of IACUC Administration

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Make the 2014 AER Conference Your Own

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Two September webinars

Don't miss Laboratory Animal Enrichment: Bridging Compliance with Science or IRB Administration: Providing Stellar Support to your IRB.

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Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) advances the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical, behavioral, and social science research. We accomplish this mission through education, membership services, professional certification, public policy initiatives, and community building.

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October Webinar


This webinar will focus on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues' recommendations for ethically managing the incidental and secondary findings that arise in research.


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Pillars of PRIM&R Award


The award recognizes professionals whose scholarship in the field of human subject protections and/or animal care and use reflects PRIM&R's mission and core values. Deadline: October 10, 2014

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Fall CPIA Exam
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People and Perspectives

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Robert Veatch, PhD, discusses how his studies and career contributed to the development of medical ethics. More

Professional Development

Research Ethics Digest Self-Study
PRIM&R members can receive 1.5 CE credits every other month by reading articles and completing an online quiz with a score of 80% or higher. Members Only Icon More

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