Calendar

Certification Exam for IRB Professionals — Oct. 20, 2001. Sponsored by Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA). Interested candidates should contact Professional Testing Corporation (PTC) to obtain a candidate handbook, which covers topics and examples of relevant references, including pertinent regulations, to prepare for the examination. For more information, contact PTC, 1350 Broadway, New York, NY 10018. Telephone: (212) 356-0660. World Wide Web: www.ptcny.com.

IRB 101 — Dec. 1, 2001. A training program for IRB members, administrators, chairs, and clinical investigators. Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston. Sponsored by Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R). For more information, contact PRIM&R, 132 Boylston St., Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02116. World Wide Web: www.primr.org.

RCR 101 — Dec. 1, 2001. An educational workshop to teach responsible conduct of research. Sheraton Hotel Boston, Boston. Sponsored by Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R). For more information, contact PRIM&R, 132 Boylston St., Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02116. World Wide Web: www.primr.org.