Federal Policy on Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule)

UPDATE: Delay in Changes to the Federal Policy on Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule): A revised version of the federal rule governing Human Subjects Research (i.e. the Common Rule) was scheduled to go into effect on January 19, 2018. On January 17, 2018 an Interim Final Rule was released delaying the effective date of the rule changes until at least July 19, 2018. The Interim Final Rule can be accessed at the following link: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/01/22/2018-00997/federal-policy-for-the-protection-of-human-subjects-delay-of-the-revisions-to-the-federal-policy-for.

Until the Final Rule becomes effective, all human subjects research must continue to comply with the existing Common Rule. The OHSR will keep study teams apprised of any changes to the federal requirements for human subjects protections. Please check the OHSR website frequently for any updates.

Training Sessions: Understanding the Planned Changes to the Federal Policy on Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule)

Training sessions outlining the planned rule changes and the status of the rule will still be held in January 2018 according to the schedule below.

Please join representatives from Johns Hopkins University's three IRB offices (Homewood IRB, School of Medicine IRB, and School of Public Health IRB) to learn more about the planned rule changes. The session will review the key changes and the current status of the rule. Each session will include an opportunity for questions.  Please register via this link: http://lms14.learnshare.com/l.aspx?CID=89&A=2&T=734689

Sessions dates/times: 

Friday 1/19/18 from 11 am - 12pm
Phipps Room 240

Wednesday 1/24/18 from 3pm - 4pm
Levering Hall (Homewood)

Thursday 1/25/18 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sheldon Hall W1214 (School of Public Health)

Friday 1/26/18 from 12pm - 1pm
Zayed - 2119A Chevy Chase Auditorium