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Federal Wide Assurance (FWA)/IRB Compliance Statement

Maine Medical Center's Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) and IRB status can be searched by any of the following:

Institution/Organization Name: Maine Medical Center

FWA00003993/Expires 02/24/2017

IORG0000154/Expires 02/24/2015

IRB00000262 Maine Med Ctr IRB#1

 IRB Compliance Statement

All of the Institution's human subjects research activities, regardless of whether the research is subject to federal regulations, will be guided by the ethical principles in: (a) The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, or (b) other appropriate ethical standards recognized by federal departments and agencies that have adopted the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, known as the Common Rule.

 These terms apply whenever the Institution becomes engaged in human subjects research conducted or supported* by any federal department or agency that has adopted the Common Rule, unless the research is otherwise exempt from the requirements of the Common Rule or a department or agency conducting or supporting the research determines that the research shall be conducted under a separate assurance. In general, the Institution becomes so engaged whenever (a) the Institution's employees or agents intervene or interact with human subjects for purposes of federally-conducted or -supported research; (b) the Institution's employees or agents obtain individually identifiable private information about human subjects for purposes of federally-conducted or -supported research; or (c) the Institution receives a direct federal award to conduct human subjects research, even where all activities involving human subjects are carried out by a subcontractor or collaborator.

 

 

Maine Medical Center Research Institute 81 Research Dr Scarborough, ME 04074 (207)396-8100

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