WIRB-Copernicus Group Expands its Annual International Fellows Program

June 25, 2015
Applied Clinical Trials Editorial Staff

Applied Clinical Trials

WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG), a provider of regulatory and ethical review services and software to support clinical research, announced its 13th annual WCG International Fellows Program in Research Ethics now includes ethics training at New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center.

 

WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG), a provider of regulatory and ethical review services and software to support clinical research, announced  its 13th annual WCG International Fellows Program in Research Ethics now includes ethics training at New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center. The program was originally founded in 2002 by Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB), a subsidiary of WCG, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the University of Washington. The training program is for global healthcare professionals who intend to establish or improve institutional review boards (IRBs) in their countries. It is an intensive six-month program designed to help participants develop the knowledge necessary to create, manage, and/or administer international review boards that will operate in compliance with all relevant regulations and ethics standards intended to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects. 

 

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