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Apply to Join PRIM&R's Membership Committee

Become more involved with PRIM&R and work to strengthen our membership community. Deadline to apply: December 19, 2014.

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2015 IACUC Conference

Join us March 17-20, 2015 in Boston, MA, for the 2015 IACUC Conference.

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2014 Award Winners

We are pleased to present this year's ARENA Legacy Award to Susie Hoffman, and the Distinguished Service Award to Paula Knudson.

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2015 Winter Regional Meeting

PRIM&R is pleased to bring IRB 101, Essentials of IACUC Administration Intensive, and IRB Administrator 101 to San Diego, CA, February 9-11, 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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Felix Gyi Memorial CIP® Scholarship

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PRIM&R has established the Felix Gyi Memorial CIP® Scholarship to assist IRB professionals interested in seeking the accomplishment that comes from earning the CIP® credential.

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Watch: Disclosing Risks Appropriately in Research About Standards of Care

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At AER14, OHRP discussed the draft guidance on appropriate disclosure of risks in research about standards of care. PRIM&R is pleased to make available a recording of this session.

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Professional Development

New Member Benefit
PRIM&R members receive a 23% discount on annual individual subscriptions to the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, which is dedicated to empirical research and the development of methodology for evidence-based ethics. Access Available to Members Only More

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Certification
The 2015 exam dates for the CIP and CPIA exams have been posted. More

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Career Center
Current jobs include: Senior Compliance Administrator, Director of Research Compliance, and Research Administrator More

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Ethical Research Oversight Course (E-ROC)
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