When Can a Minor Consent to Research?
On July 21, 2016, Mary Ott, MD, MA gave a presentation on the factors that need to be considered when determining whether minors can provide consent to participate in a research study. The video can be accessed with the link above. The presentation lasts approximately 40 minutes and is followed by approximately 18 minutes of discussion.
HHS Regulatory Requirements for Research Involving Children
IU IRB guidelines for consent from minors
Committee on Bioethics. (2016). Informed consent in decision-making in pediatric practice. Pediatrics, e20161484.
This article outlines the issues and the thought process when deciding when a minor can consent to research.