The HHS Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Exploratory Workshop is a new initiative to provide a forum for intellectual exchange within the research community on important issues related to human subjects protections. The workshop will bring together experts from diverse perspectives to discuss challenges for informed consent and innovative ways to address them.


  • Laying the groundwork for meaningful informed consent
  • Effectively presenting information to facilitate high-quality decision-making
  • Pragmatic clinical trials (PCT) – challenges and innovations in getting informed consent
  • Delivery room research and the challenges for informed consent
  • Closing: Moderators panel

The workshop will stream live on Friday, 7 September 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. EDT

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Additional information

Clinical Research Content from CITI Program

Explore CITI Program’s offerings in the area of clinical research available to organizations as well as independent learners.

CRC Foundations and CRC Advanced

CRC courses focus on key topics essential to the conduct of clinical research. They are specifically tailored to the needs of clinical research coordinators.

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Good Clinical Practice

GCP consists of basic and refresher courses that provide essential good clinical practice training for research teams involved in clinical trials of drugs, biologics, and devices, as well as those involved in behavioral intervention and social science research studies.

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Informed Consent Modules

Additional modules of interest for Human Subjects Research (HSR) include consent modules that address key research areas and can be added by subscribing organizations to any gradebook.

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