Human Subjects Research: Policies, Inclusion, & Clinical Trials – Free 2-Day Virtual Event with NIH & HHS Experts – December 6-7, 2022
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November 17, 2022

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What are the basic HHS regulations and NIH policies that apply to research involving human subjects, including clinical trials?

How do you prepare a research application or proposal for review that addresses the regulatory requirements?

What are some strategies for developing realistic and scientifically acceptable inclusion plans?

Join experts from the NIH Division of Human Subjects Research and the HHS Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) for answers to these questions and so much more! During this 2-day, informative and engaging event, you’ll receive the latest updates, resources, and guidance related to human subjects research, as well as the opportunity to test your knowledge in case studies. Opportunities to ask questions during the live Q&A are available after each presentation topic. Don’t miss out!

2-Day Event: Tuesday, December 6 - Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Time: 12:00 – 4:00 PM ET Daily

Agenda Topics: (See Agenda Details with Presenter Bios)

Day 1 (December 6) Topics:

  • How Do I Know if a Research Study is Human Subjects Research and What Does that Really Mean?
  • What You Need to Know about FWAs and IRBs to Get Your Grant Money
  • An Overview of NIH Policies on Human Subjects
  • Essentials of sIRB Requirements

Day 2 (December 7) Topics:

  • An Overview of NIH Policies on Clinical Trials
  • Including Diverse Populations in NIH Clinical Research
  • Using the eRA Human Subjects System (HSS)
  • Extended Q&A with Human Subjects Expert Panel (HHS and NIH)


Registration is free and provides you with an “All Access Pass” to the virtual NIH Grants Conference 2022-2023 season … including this 2-day event in December, past monthly event recordings and PPTs, the 2-day conference in February, and a multitude of valuable resources.

  • Once registered, log in to the NIH Grants Conference Center and explore the 3D platform.
  • Plan your experience by building your own agenda from the PreCon Events, Conference sessions, and on-demand videos listings.
  • Visit the NIH institute and program informational booths in the virtual Exhibit Hall at any time to view and download resources. Many of the 45 NIH booths will be staffed during the 2-day NIH Grants Conference in February 2023.

Monthly PreConference Events: This webinar is one of several monthly pre-conference events during the virtual NIH Grants Conference 2022-2023 season. Each “PreCon Event” provides an opportunity to take a deep dive into topics of interest to the NIH grants community.

  • Other Upcoming PreCon Events:
    • 2-Day Conference, February 1-2, 2023

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