Annual Research Ethics Day: The Challenges of Informed Consent in Research with Children, Adolescents & Adults

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March 9, 2017 -
8:30am to 1:00pm
Coffman Union Theater

Free and open to the public; box lunch is provided.

Separate registration is required for each of the three events related to "Frontier Issues in Research Ethics." Please let us know if you need help registering by emailing or calling 612-245-1483.

  • To learn more and register for Day 1, "National Conference: The Future of Informed Consent in Research and Translational Medicine," click here.
  • To learn more and register for the morning conference on Day 2, "The Challenges of Informed Consent in Research with Children, Adolescents & Adults," (March 9, 8:30-1), click here.
  • To learn more and register for the afternoon of Day 2, "Research Ethics Trainings and Workshops" (March 9, 1:30-3), click here. All March 9 events are free and open to the public. 

Speaker Biographies

Leading speakers will analyze approaches to seeking consent from adults with diminished capacity; community-based participatory research; and pediatric assent and guardian permission.

A simultaneous webcast will be available; please register for in-person or remote attendance. Continuing Medical Education credit is available for in-person attendance only. Continuing Legal Education credit can be obtained by either in-person or remote attendance.
here beginning 8:30 on Thursday, March 9

Sponsored by the Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences; Office of the Vice President for Research; Human Research Protection Program; and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

American Medical Association (AMA) Credit Designation Statements
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit this statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

An application for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) standard credits has been filed. Approval is pending. Event code is 235129.

Coffman Union is centrally located on the East Bank of the Twin Cities campus and is accessible via several transit options, including: 

There are two public parking ramps close to Coffman Union: 

Information on disability parking can be found here