CONFERENCE ON CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, PRIVACY/CONFIDENTIALITY AND TISSUE 
REPOSITORIES, MAY 3 – 5, 2004

RELEASE DATE:  April 15, 2004

NOTICE: NOT-CA-04-012

National Cancer Institute (NCI) 
 (http://www.nci.nih.gov)

The Resources Development Branch of the NCI wishes to call to your 
attention to a conference being held in Boston, MA from May 3-5, 2004. 
The meeting is titled “Conflicts of Interest, Privacy/Confidentiality, 
and Tissue Repositories: Protections, Policies, and Practical 
Strategies.” It is co-sponsored by the Columbia University Center for 
Bioethics and PRIM&R (Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research) 
in collaboration with the Association of American Medical Colleges and 
Partners HealthCare System, Inc.  Over 3 days, each of these topics 
will be addressed in full, giving those who attend access to the latest 
information on regulatory requirements, participant protections, 
responsive and responsible policies, and effective strategies for 
implementation. Participants may attend one, two, or all three days 
including an optional half-day session on the latest Privacy Rule 
(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) [HIPAA] 
information.
 
The conference is designed for a multidisciplinary audience including 
researchers and repository managers, Institutional Review Board (IRB) 
members and staff, research administrators, faculty, physicians, 
nurses, policy makers, ethicists, lawyers, compliance officers, and all 
others concerned with the responsible conduct of research and the 
protection of the rights and welfare of research participants. This 
educational activity has been designated for 22.25 category one credits 
of Continuing Medical Education (CME).  For more information about the 
Conference, contact Kelley Herlihy at kherlihy@primr.org. The 
conference announcement and registration information are posted at 
http://www.primr.org/education/2004_privacy/overview.html


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