The Ethics of the Medical Research Internal Committee (EMRIC)
Within the current framework of the law, CIER issues an ethical review of research protocols that are not under the jurisdiction of a Patient Protection Committee (PPC): observational research protocols, non-interventional studies, or projects not corresponding to the clinical trials defined by law.
Projects must be related to the healthcare field and care of patients or emanate from the FMM,
To give opinions or recommendations on general issues related to ethics of medical research,
Dissemination of information about the regulations in the field of ethics of medical research.
President of the Medical Commission of the GHICL and /or his or her representative,
the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Midwifery and/or the Vice Dean in charge of research,
the head of the medical research department (DRM) and/or his or her representative,
the director of the Center for Medical Ethics (Ethics Department) and /or his or her representative.
Persons designated by other authorities :
A permanent and qualified medical expert appointed by the DRM and /or his or her representative,
A midwife and /or his or her representative,
A GHICL psychologist and/or his or her representative,
A lawyer and /or his or her representative.
Members of the committee of relations with users and the quality of care : a representative of users and quality of care committee and /or his/her representative.
People invited : depending on the issues, experts or qualified people may be invited.
The Department of Medical Research has submitted 48 projects to the CIER : 27 received positive feedback, 7 received negative feedback and 14 are under review.