• Human Subjects Information Links

Clinical Trial Registration

  • Clinical Trials. Gov: Public registry for trials requiring registration by law or as a condition of publication.

For individual accounts, list  'Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center' as the affiliate/facility.

For more details contact the Research Quality Assurance Office.

Ethical Principles of Human Subjects Protection

  • The Belmont Report: Ethical foundation for the U.S. system of protection for human subjects of research  
  • The Nuremberg Code: Ethical code created during military war crimes tribunal
  • Declaration of Helsinki: World Medical Association ethical principles 
  • Ethics and Clinical Research  historical article by Henry K. Beecher, M.D.

Federal Agencies Guidelines and Regulations