Education Round-up: December 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, we’re pleased to share this year’s final round-up of upcoming non-Ohio State events, webinars, and workshops that may be of interest to human subjects researchers, research staff, and IRB members. As usual, all events are free and open to the public but may require pre-registration.

After you peruse the educational offerings, keep reading for updates about ORRP investigator tools and recordings from webinars and conferences from the past year.
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Five Questions with Meliha Rahmani: Post-Approval Monitoring

magnifying glass atop laptop keyboardYou open your email one morning to find a message from ORRP’s quality improvement staff that says your study has been selected for a post-approval monitoring check. What does that mean? Did you do something wrong?

Never fear! In this edition of Five Questions, Quality Improvement Specialist Meliha Rahmani breaks down post-approval monitoring: what it is, why we do it, and what it means for your research.

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We’re Hiring – Again!

ORRP is seeking candidates for several IRB protocol analyst positions!

We’re republishing our September 1, 2021, blog post with updated application details. Keep reading to learn more about what it’s like to work at ORRP.   

We invite you to forward this information to anyone who might be a good candidate!
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Education Round-up: October 2021

As a service to our research community, we periodically share upcoming non-Ohio State events, webinars, and workshops that may be of interest to human subjects researchers, research staff, and IRB members.

This month’s round-up includes events on a wide variety of topics, such as assessing participants’ decision-making capacity, ethical considerations for the return of research results and incidental findings, legal issues and ownership of genetic material, single IRB arrangements for behavioral and social science research, and much more. All events are free or low-cost and open to the public but may require pre-registration.

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What we’re reading: September 2021

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With the exception of OHRP’s 4th Annual Exploratory Workshop on third-party research risks–which we encourage you to attend!–there weren’t many external education sessions this month. So, in lieu of an Education Round-up, we’re sharing recent articles and opinion pieces that our research community may find interesting.

We’ll return with an October Education Round-Up later this month! In the meantime, check out upcoming events from Ohio State centers, such as the Center for Ethics & Human Values, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, or our Human Subjects Research 101 session for social- and behavioral-focused researchers.
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We’re Hiring!

the phrase Join our team on pink background with candy decorationsAre you detail-oriented?
 
Do you want to help protect research participants?
 
Do you have a discerning mind that can wade through complicated regulatory puzzles and present clear-cut solutions to customers?
 
If this sounds like you, consider joining our team as an IRB protocol analyst!
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The Feds Want (to hear from) YOU!

Uncle Sam pointingWhen we think of practicing citizenship, we often think about exercising the right to vote and calling our representatives. But did you know the federal government regularly seeks public comments about specific topics and rules that are under consideration?

 

Both NIH and FDA currently are currently seeking comments on topics of interest to the human subjects research community. Share your thoughts on informed consent language that fosters participant data and specimen sharing, leveraging existing data to advance pediatric drug development, and more.
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Education Round-up: August 2021

As a service to our research community, we periodically share upcoming non-Ohio State events, webinars, and workshops that may be of interest to human subjects researchers, research staff, and IRB members.
 
This month’s round-up focuses on diversity and inclusion in research participant populations; we’ll update the list as more events are announced. Also check out upcoming September events on citizen science and the IRB’s role in reviewing third-party research risks. All events are free or low-cost and open to the public but may require pre-registration.

 

New event added August 12, 2021

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Webinar follow-up – University HIPAA Policy: What it Means for Your Research

hand pointing to health icons on a computer monitorIn June 2021, the Office of Responsible Research Practices, Wexner Medical Center Compliance and Integrity, Wexner Medical Center Information Technology and Security, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Enterprise Security, offered a session on the new university HIPAA policy. The webinar materials are now available on the web; answers to questions submitted by attendees will be answered in a forthcoming post.
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Education Round-up: July 2021

As a service to our research community, we periodically share upcoming non-Ohio State events, webinars, and workshops that may be of interest to human subjects researchers, research staff, and IRB members.

This month’s round-up includes a week-long FDA virtual conference on drugs, medical devices, and biologics regulations, as well as events on translation in clinical trials, bioethics, and a meeting of the DHHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections. All events are free or low-cost and open to the public but may require pre-registration.

This post was updated on July 15 to add and update the event list.

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