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IRB Office Hours - Every Thursday 10am-12pm
Got specific questions about your application or research? Come to IRB office hours! Every Thursday members of the IRB staff will be available to answer any questions you have and help you find the best solution for your study & submission.
Office hours are walk-in only, so please feel free to swing by anytime from 10am - 12pm and someone will be there to assist you!
CITI Training Alternative Now Available from the Penn Division of Medical Ethics
The Division of Medical Ethics at Penn has developed an online research ethics training course and they are offering free enrollment to Penn and CHOP faculty, staff and students.3 hours of engaging online video-based training from Penn’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy. The Penn IRB and the CHOP Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs have approved this course as sufficient to satisfy institutional requirements for human subjects protection training.The course does not interface with KnowledgeLink however, you will be provided with a certificate of completion that may be presented as needed. Continuing education credits are also available.
Penn and CHOP faculty, staff, and students can enroll for free by requesting a discount code at https://improvinghealthcare.mehp.upenn.edu/continuing-education/penn-med-chop
Research Ethics and Policy Series (REPS) Fall Seminar Schedule
Please Click Here to download the Fall seminar schedule for REPS.