Belmont Report
Belmont Report (1979) summarizes the basic ethical principles identified by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research that should guide and inform research with human subjects in the United States.

The Limits of Autonomy: The Belmont Report and the History of Childhood.

This article reviews the recommendations made by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research about children as research subjects within the context of changing views of children and childhood in the United States.

Nuremberg Code
Nuremberg Code (1949) describes a set of principles which should govern experiments which involve human beings. The code was developed after World War II.

Declaration of Helsinki
The Declaration of Helsinki (1969, last modified in 2004) is a description of ethical principles by the World Medical Assocation to provide guidance to physicians and other participants in medical research involving human subjects.


Before You Start Your Study: Introduction to Research Ethics in Child Psychiatry
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Sponsored by the Ethics Committee

This webinar discusses basic concepts and guidance documents in research ethics as they apply to child psychiatry. Relevant U.S regulations are reviewed briefly. The webinar is primarily intended for students, residents and clinicians who are new to research or are curious about the protection of children who are research subjects.

Webinar Presenter:

A. J. Allen, M.D., Ph.D.
Sr. Med. Fellow, Bioethics & Peds Capabilities
Eli Lilly and Company

Click here to download slides of this webinar.