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CIP Exam Deadlines


Planning to apply for the Certified IRB Professional (CIP) exam or recertify this fall? Be sure to stay on top of the upcoming deadlines. Applications for the fall CIP exam period are due by August 17 and exams will take place in September.

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Planning to attend AER18? Attendance fulfills a core requirement of the Certificate in the Foundations of Human Subjects Protections, which is a vaulable way to demonstrate your commitment to research ethics and oversight.

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Aligning SOPs and New Electronic Systems for a Successful Implementation
Join our webinar, Aligning SOPs and New Electronic Systems for a Successful Implementation, on September 13 to learn how to successfully transition your digital records. More


Poster Presentation Program
Those who conduct empirical research in the field of animal care and use are encouraged to submit an abstract to the 2019 IACUC Conference Poster Program. More


Preconference Programs
The AER18 Preconference Programs will take place on November 14 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Register now to reserve your spot! More

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Work on FDA Issues

Visit our Public Policy page for our comments to FDA on their draft guidance on "Pregnant Women: Scientific and Ethical Considerations for Inclusion in Clinical Trials." We applaud the tone of the document and offer a few suggestions.

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  • Common Research Oversight-Related Acronyms
  • Data Sharing in Research with American Indians and Alaska Natives: Informed Practices, Considerations, and Case Studies
  • Final Rule Case Study – UNM IRB
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  • Webinar Follow-Up: EU General Data Protection Regulations – What US Research Institutions Need to Know
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  • Clinical Research Question of the Month: July 2018
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  • Ten Steps to Embracing Diversity in IRBs and IACUCs Through the Art of Bread Making
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  • Applying the Ethical Payment Framework: We Need Data
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  • Webinar Follow-Up: Forward-Looking Strategies for IRBs in the Genomic Age
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