Clinical research studies must follow Federal regulations in the United States. Following the principles of good clinical practice (GCP), including human subject protection, is universally recognized as a critical requirement to the ethical conduct of research involving human subjects. This page has links to many relevant federal regulations, guidelines, and other websites outside of VUMC that one may find useful.
This booklet introduces the reader to the nine RCR core instructional areas in four sections that follows research from inception to planning, conducting, reporting, and reviewing research. The publication features case studies, text-box inserts, discussion questions, and electronic and printed resources.
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