by Anne Meade, MS, PMP, Senior Manager for Website and Social Media
For its February Question of the Month, PRIM&R’s People & Perspectives program wants to know why you think collaboration is important.
Need inspiration? One thing to consider is how you approach conflicts of interest at your organization. Can you consider these as opportunities for convergence, as opposed to simply conflicts of interest? Instead of seeing a conflict of interest as a means of discontinuing research, take it as an opportunity to collaborate to execute the research.
For [...] Read more
by Veena Joshi, PhD, Independent Consultant, India
During my previous job at a tertiary hospital in India, a pediatrician from the institution approached the IRB office with a grant proposal. He wished to conduct a study with children under 12 years of age. While he had reviewed information online about the necessary documentation and regulatory requirements, he still sought the help of the IRB office since it was his first time serving as a principal investigator (PI).
Upon reviewing his documents, the IRB administrative staff found that the assent form was missing. The PI was not aware that an assent form [...] Read more
by Stephanie Pyle, MFA, manager of community and communications, Schulman Associates IRB
More than six months after the 2013 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference, members of the PRIM&R Blog Squad are still benefiting from the experiences they had at the conference. With the start of registration for the 2014 AER [...] Read more