5.2 Federal-wide Assurance for Protection of Human Subjects

Provides assurance of Stanford compliance with Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) regulations for the protection of human research subjects.


United States Department of Health and Human Services


Questions about this policy can be answered by:

Kathy McClelland

Research Compliance Office Director

Vice Provost and Dean of Research - Research Compliance

(650) 723-4697

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Stanford University's Federalwide Assurance for the protection of human subjects, along with the related assurances for Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Lucille Salter Packard Children's Hospital, the Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research, and the Veteran's Administration Palo Alto Health Care System can be found in the Research Compliance Office site. 

Incorporated into Stanford's Federalwide Assurance are The Belmont Report and Code of Federal Regulations, 45 CFR 46, Protection of Human Subjects.

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