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Health Literacy in Research

Learn how subjects’ health literacy can improve a clinical research project. Join us on October 27 for an intermediate-level webinar.

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New AER15 Sessions Added

Three more agencies added to Dialog with the Feds tracks at AER; new session on enrolling at-risk adolescents also added
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IRB Administrators: Join us!

Whether you’re a new IRB administrator or a seasoned pro looking for your next level of learning, join us in San Antonio.

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Advanced IACUC Webinar

Improve your ability to minimize pain and distress by attending our upcoming October 1 webinar.

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NPRM Released

The pre-publication PDF of the Common Rule NPRM is now available. It is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register September 8, 2015.

 

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Our Mission

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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Online Learning with PRIM&R's E-ROC

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PRIM&R’s Ethical Research Oversight Course (E-ROC) is a thorough, authoritative, and user-friendly way to learn how to navigate the human subject protections landscape.

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Attend the 2015 Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference on November 12.  A full day of learning specifically directed at those in the social, educational and behavioral research arena.

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News & Announcements

Professional Development

Career Center
Whether you’re an individual looking for new job or an employer looking for a great candidate, the PRIM&R Career Center can help you find the perfect match. More

Public Policy

PRIM&R Responds to NIH Call for Comment
PRIM&R's Public Policy Committee recently responded to NIH's call for comment on a proposed framework for the to-be-developed strategic plan. More

Connect & Engage

PRIM&R is Exhibiting
PRIM&R will be exhibiting at several partner events in the coming months. If you're planning to attend any of these upcoming events, please stop by and say hello! More

Educational Programs

AER15 Volunteer Opportunities
Many of the events that take place at AER cannot happen without the help of dedicated volunteers. Check out the list of opportunities and consider volunteering this year. More

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