Common Rule Guidance Available for Institutions Implementing New Revisions on Human Subjects Research

On July 20, 2018, the Office for Human Research Protections at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released three guidance documents related to provisions for institutions to implement before the newly revised policy that regulates research using human subjects (known as the Common Rule) goes into effect on January 21, 2019.

The three draft guidance documents are:

The public has through August 24, 2018, to comment on the draft guidance documents. How to submit and view public comments.

COSSA (the Consortium of Social Science Associations), of which NCFR is a member, has been following this ongoing story closely.

Read COSSA’s ongoing coverage of this issue.