Online Program Overview

Explore some of PRIM&R’s most recent online programs.

Online learning enables users to take advantage of PRIM&R’s consistent, high-quality educational programming from anywhere. The vast array of online learning options, including podcasts, webinars, online courses, and more allow users to select the offering that would suit their learning style, time available, and budget. This page lists some of our most recent online programs.

Research Ethics and COVID-19

Event Recording

PRIM&R's Research Ethics and COVID-19 virtual conference recordings are now available for purchase. This online conference addressed a variety of topics related to the pandemic’s effect on human subjects research—both what have we have learned and what we should consider moving forward.


PRIM&R webinars deliver comprehensive information on timely topics in the fields of human subjects protections and animal care and use. Live webinars are recorded and are made available for purchase so they can be watched at any time. One year after they have aired, webinar recordings become free to PRIM&R members. Recent PRIM&R webinars have included:


Is This Public or Private? Determining Review Requirements for Research Conducted Online and In-Person
January 16

Agricultural Research with Farm Animals: IACUC Scenarios and Considerations
January 30

IRB Review of Research Involving Prisoners: Foundational Frameworks and Present Challenges
February 20

COVID-19: How HRPPs are Preparing and Responding—A Discussion Forum (free)
March 23

Meaningful Metrics: How HRPPs Can Use Their Data Effectively
April 14

Complexity in Clinical Trial Design: A Primer on Adaptive and Platform Trials
June 18

Quality Management Systems
July 16

IACUC Operations: Pandemic & Beyond
September 17

IRB Operations During a Pandemic
October 15

The IRB’s Role in Achieving Diversity in Research
November 10, 2020


Race-Based Medicine and Race-Based Research: Ethical Considerations for IRBs (free)
February 21

Assessing and Mitigating Risk in SBER
March 20

Every Day with Every Interaction: Deepening the IACUC’s Understanding of Positive Reinforcement Training
April 17

IRBs and Research Ethics Consultation Services: An Emerging Resource and Opportunity for Collaboration
April 23

Data Sharing in SBER: Balancing Transparency and Human Research Protections
May 1

Expectation vs. Reality: Reporting Obligations to the IRB
June 5

Advanced Noncompliance Scenarios for IACUCs: Laboratory Animals and Wildlife
June 20

Compassion in Science: The Benefits of Caring and the IACUC’s Role
September 10

Pediatric Risk Determination: IRB Considerations and Cases
September 18

Real-World Approaches to Informed Consent under the Revised Common Rule
October 23

Adopting and Retiring Research Animals: Best Practices and Lived Experiences
November 7

Soldiers as Subjects: What IRBs and DOD-Funded Investigators Need to Know about Research with Military Personnel
December 5