DOE Human Subjects Resources

Consent Form Information

The following will aid in understanding and preparing consent forms and other related information.

Report of the International Bioethics Commission of UNESCO (IBC) ON CONSENT
UNESCO has recently released a report titled “On Consent.”  In this Report, approved by the IBC at its fourteenth (ordinary) session in Nairobi, Kenya in 2007, consent in the clinical, research, public health, and other contexts is discussed.

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Tips on Informed Consent

HHS OHRP Informed Consent Checklist

Glossary of Lay Terms for Use in Preparing Consent Forms for Human Subjects, Stanford University Research Compliance Office

DOE Generic Sample Research Subject Informed Consent Form: Word | PDF

Model Consent for Use of Tissue Samples for Human Genome Project Cell Lines, DOE-NHGRI (National Human Genome Research Institute)

Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Guide to Informed Consent

FDA Guidance on Informed Consent for In Vitro Studies Using Leftover Human Specimens That Are Not Individually Identifiable (PDF)

A Guide to Understanding Informed Consent, from the National Cancer Institute

Content reviewed: November 12, 2013