University City (PA)

SOCRA University City Chapter

"Informed Consent - NIH Perspectives"

Monday December 11, 2017
9:00 - 11:00 AM

Colket Translational Research Building 1100B - 1st Fl, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Meeting Agenda:


9:00 - 10:00


10:00 - 10:30


Watch Video "Informed Consent - NIH Perspectives" from SOCRA's 2016 Annual Conference


10:30 - 11:00



FEATURE PRESENTOR ON VIDEO:   Christine Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN                                      

This video presentation aims to provide an overview of the NIH Clinical Center perspectives on the informed consent process:

- Q&A offers opportunity for study coordinators and managers to discuss the video and how it relates to their jobs and the research they coordinate or manage.

Dr. Christine Grady is chief of the Clinical Center's Department of Bioethics. Her research focuses on research subject recruitment, incentives, vulnerability, and international research ethics. Dr. Grady has written widely in books and scholarly journals on topics in bioethics, HIV disease, and nursing. Dr. Grady received a bachelor's degree in nursing and biology from Georgetown University, a master's degree in community health nursing from Boston College, and a doctoral degree in philosophy and bioethics from Georgetown University. She is a member of an institutional review board for the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. She was formerly assistant director for clinical science at the National Institute of Nursing Research

Program is FREE and is open to both SOCRA & Non-SOCRA members. Registration is not required.

SOCRA members only may claim up to 1.5 SOCRA CEU for SOCRA recertification. SOCRA members only will receive a certificate of attendance.

Contact Kristi Lelionis, MS, CCRP, Chapter Chair at 



This meeting will be held in the Colket Translational Research Building, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3501 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104. View Campus Map - type in "Colket Research Building" in search box.

Public Transportation

CTRB is a 10-15 minute walk from the University City station (SEPTA Regional Rail). To map your trip or to find out about possible delays, visit the SEPTA site.

SEPTA Regional Rail: The Airport, Marcus Hook-Wilmington, Media-Elwyn and most Glenside-Jenkintown, Warminster and West Trenton trains provide direct service to the University City Station. From other Regional Rail lines, transfer free to the Airport, Marcus Hook-Wilmington, Media-Elwyn and most Glenside-Jenkintown, Warminster and West Trenton trains at 30th Street or Market East stations. Your train ticket is your transfer.

SEPTA City Trains and Trolleys: The SEPTA Market/Frankford Blue Line (the elevated train/subway) stops at 34th and Market Sts. The CRB is a 10-15 minute walk from there. All SEPTA Subway/Surface Green Line trolleys except the Number 10 stop at 37th and Spruce streets; it is less than a 10 minute walk to the CRB.

Loop Through University City (LUCY): The LUCY Gold Loop takes passengers from 30th Street Station and 34th and Market Streets to Curie Blvd (in front of the BRB) and then onto Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.The Gold Loop shuttle runs every 10 minutes during peak times (7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.) and every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.LUCY is $2.00 or a SEPTA token for the public and is free with a SEPTA pass or ID from the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Drexel University, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the VA Medical Center.


Driving Directions:

Visit Google Maps for driving directions or View Penn Medicine Driving Directions 



**Charges apply** and are the responsibility of the attendee. Please note that the available parking garages are several blocks from HUP and CHOP.

Self -parking is available at Lot 7 for a flat rate of $20 per day. Lot 7 is located on Convention Avenue across from the University City train station. View Penn Parking Map

Valet parking is available at HUP and the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Parking at both the Perelman Center and HUP are primarily reserved for patients and their families, with limited parking for campus visitors.  

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