Research Ethics Committee
Information for REC Members
Meetings & Deadlines
Downloadable and Consent Forms
Research Information
Monitoring & Education
MSSS Multicentre Mechanism
News Events and Links

Research Ethics Committee

The Research Ethics Committee (REC) at the Jewish General Hospital, a McGill Affiliated Hospital, reviews all research protocols involving human subjects conducted by hospital staff.

The Chair of the REC, Vasiliki Bessy Bitzas, N, PhD(C), CHPCN(C), the Chief of the Research Ethics Office, Ms. Franca Cantini , MScN, and the Chair of the Science Review Committee, Dr. Phyllis Zelkowitz, Ed.D. are available to answer questions and provide educational materials.

The Research Ethics Office (REO) is located in pavilion A-925 of the Jewish General Hospital, (514) 340-8222 local 2445.

News and Events

January 2015

New MSSS Mechanism for Multi-Site Reviews
Effective February 1, 2015 significant changes to the Multi-centre Research Ethics Review Mechanism has been announced by the MSSS. Ms. Franca Cantini will be presenting The New MSSS Multicentre Mechanism for Research Review Part 2: Implementation at the JGH" on January 26, 2015 at 1:30PM in the Block Ampitheatre (B-106),  All staff involved in research should attend this important presentation.

The slides from the November 26, 2014 presentation are available here.