Elevating Research Impact: Pragmatic Clinical Trials & the IRB

Elevating Research Impact: Pragmatic Clinical Trials & the IRB

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Pragmatic trials have landed squarely in the mainstream. Whether spurred by the 21st Century Cures Act, FDA leadership, or modern thinking regarding the effectiveness and efficiency of clinical research, pragmatic trials have moved from a point of discussion to the reality of implementation. Join this webinar to understand what constitutes “pragmatic trials,” their place in the clinical research endeavor, and the often-overlooked ethical considerations that IRBs must now grapple with as they begin reviewing these new trial philosophies.

Webinar attendees will gain the following key takeaways:

  • Learn what pragmatic trials are and are not.
  • Recognize the benefit and drawbacks for pragmatic trials.
  • Understand the key ethical considerations surrounding these trials.


Presented by:

 Mitchell Parrish, JD, RAC, CIP

As Executive Vice President, Mitchell leads the IRB, Legal, and Regulatory teams at Quorum Review, ensuring the delivery of service-centered independent ethics and regulatory reviews. His career has focused on solving pressing issues impacting innovative medical research, digital health, and software designed to support clinical trials. Mitchell’s experience includes serving as an organizational leader for Kinetiq, the consulting and technology division of Quorum Review, a consultant to the National Cancer Institute, regulatory counsel to a large central IRB, and an associate attorney at the global law firm K&L Gates. He frequently speaks and writes on FDA, clinical trial, and IRB topics and is Faculty for the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), a Steering Committee member for Harvard’s Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center (MRCT), and on the Board of Directors for Life Science Washington.


Stephen Rosenfeld, MD, MBA

As the Executive Chairperson of the Review Board at Quorum Review IRB, Dr. Rosenfeld brings over 25 years of extensive expertise in clinical research, informatics, and executive IRB management. Dr. Rosenfeld is currently Chair of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP), a Principal Consultant for Kinetiq, the consulting and technology division of Quorum Review, as well as sits on the Board of Directors for PRIM&R and NWABR.



Who should watch:

This is essential learning for sponsors, CROs, and institutions, as well as clinical research executives and professionals planning pragmatic trials, to the IRB members reviewing them.

This webinar is eligible for continuing education credits.

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Continuing Education Credits
This webinar is pre-approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit for the Certified IRB Professional (CIP) certification, and for Maintenance of ACRP’s CCRC®, CCRA®, CCTI® or CPI® certifications. If you would like to obtain CE credits for a different credential, please check with your professional organization to determine if our webinars meet their continuing education requirements. Information for CE credits for SOCRA can be found here. Visit our Webinars Help page for more information on certification credits.

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