National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants are able to:

Background Requirements

There are no background requirements in terms of education, knowledge, or experience, just an interest in clinical research with human subjects. This course is readily accessible to the non-medically trained as well as to those in the field of scientific research. As a rule, background education includes a mix of MD, PhD, RN, MPH, SW, MPH, and BA/BS.


There is no fee for this course, but a textbook, The Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research (JHU Press) is required. The book is available in the FAES Bookstore in Building 10 and also can be ordered from commercial bookstores and websites. There is no penalty for cancellation. If you have registered, but find you cannot attend the course, please notify Mertis Stallings,

2015 Course Information

Past Years' Courses

2014 Course Information

2013 Course Information

2012 Course Information

Videocasts of Past Lectures.

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