Clinical Research Ethics - Educational Materials

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The Clinical Research Ethics Educational Materials group was formed to survey CTSA sites on their current practices in teaching the Responsible Conduct of Research, to ascertain what needs the sites have and cataloguing the approaches that are being taken in order identify those best practices. The collected materials are made available here on

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