Please use the following templates to prepare your Informed Consent Form for your research project. Consent forms must contain all the elements of consent (unless a waiver of consent is requested; see below and/or Consent Form Instructions).
In cases where children/minors are involved in research, assent must be offered in addition to the legal consent from a parent and/or guardian. Include an assent line for child/minor signature and allow children capable to offer their assent to participate in research. Assent applies for ALL type of research projects that involve minors (biomedical, social behavioral, etc.)
General Consent Form Template
A basic template of an Informed Consent Form containing all the required elements of consent.
BioMedical Consent Form Template
Biomedical research studies include basic, and/or translational research that aims to contribute to the body of knowledge in the field of medicine and are split into two categories:
1. Clinical Trails, which evaluate new treatments for safety and efficacy; and
2. Preclinical Research, which elaborates on current knowledge to develop new strategies
Examples of Biomedical Research:
Social Behavioral Consent Form Template
Social behavioral research focuses on human beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that are influenced by various social, biological, and/or environmental factors.
Examples of Social Behavioral Research:
There are two types of waivers of consent:
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