Training and Education

Per Department of Defense Instruction 3216.02_AFI 40-402, Encl 3, Para 5, "Education and Training," all DoD personnel involved in the conduct, review, or approval of research involving human subjects, including the non-affiliated and prisoner representative members on the DoD Institutional Review Board, receive initial and continuing education and training in compliance with the standards set forth by ASD(R&E).

USAF policy is to accept from any engaged DoD institution any Human Research Protection Programs training certificate documenting compliance with standards set forth by ASD(R&E); duplicate local HRPP training shall not be required (DoDI 3216.02_AFI 40-402, Encl 3, Para 5).

AFMRA / SGE-C provides training on the following topics:

  • Human Research Protection Official
  • Exempt Determination Official
  • Human Research Protection Program Basics Course