Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University


Paying Study Participants: Ethical and Practical Considerations

Posted: September 22, 2019

Do you compensate participants who take part in your research? The Office of Responsible Research Practices, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, College of Optometry, and CHRR are offering an updated workshop on participant recruitment and compensation considerations in both medical and non-medical research. The presentation will:

  • Review regulatory guidance and university policy regarding participant payments
  • Discuss how to select the best compensation option
  • Explore case examples of participant payment methods
  • Review administrative requirements to pay participants and monitor compensation
  • Identify available resources for managing research compensation

The session will be held on Tuesday, October 22 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in Room H1213, Ross Heart Hospital, 452 West Tenth Avenue.

Registration requested.

Live streaming available upon request. Please do not register if you plan to attend via live stream. CME credit is available only for in-person attendance. Contact Sandra Meadows at 614-688-8641 or
The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education designates this RSS (Regularly Scheduled Series) for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Category : Educational Offerings / IRB / ORRP