[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 188 (Thursday, September 29, 2022)]
[Pages 59107-59108]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-21163]



Meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research 

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the 
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, notice is hereby given that the Secretary's Advisory Committee on 
Human Research Protections (SACHRP) will hold a meeting that will be 
open to the public. Information about SACHRP, the full meeting agenda, 
and instructions for linking to public access will be posted on the 
SACHRP website at https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp-committee/meetings/index.html.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 
10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., and Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 10:00 
a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (times are tentative and subject to change). The 
confirmed times and agenda will be posted on the SACHRP website when 
this information becomes available. See https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp-committee/meetings/index.html.

ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held virtually and videocast. Members 
of the public may also submit public comment for the meeting. 
Instructions for submitting public comment will be posted one week 
prior to the meeting at https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp-committee/meetings/index.html.

Director, SACHRP; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 
Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, Maryland 20852; telephone: 240-
453-8141; fax: 240-453-6909; email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, 
section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, SACHRP was 
established to provide expert advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Assistant Secretary 
for Health, on issues and topics pertaining to or

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associated with the protection of human research subjects.
    The Subpart A Subcommittee (SAS) was established by SACHRP in 
October 2006 and is charged with developing recommendations for 
consideration by SACHRP regarding the application of subpart A of 45 
CFR part 46 in the current research environment. The Subcommittee on 
Harmonization (SOH) was established by SACHRP at its July 2009 meeting 
and charged with identifying and prioritizing areas in which 
regulations and/or guidelines for human subjects research adopted by 
various agencies or offices within HHS would benefit from 
harmonization, consistency, clarity, simplification and/or 
    The SACHRP meeting will open to the public at 10:00 a.m., on 
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, followed by opening remarks from Dr. Jerry 
Menikoff, Director of OHRP and Dr. Douglas Diekema, SACHRP Chair. The 
meeting will begin with a discussion of the impact of social media use 
by research subjects; this will be followed by the review and potential 
amendment of previously approved SACHRP recommendations on the ethical 
and regulatory considerations for the use of artificial intelligence in 
human subjects research. The second day, Thursday, October 20th, is 
reserved for upcoming agenda items; for the full and updated meeting 
agenda, see http://www.dhhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp-committee/meetings/index.html. The meeting will adjourn by 4:00 p.m. October 20th, 2022.
    The public may submit written public comment in advance which will 
be circulated to committee members and may be read aloud during the 
meeting. Individuals submitting written public comment should submit 
their comments to SACHRP at [email protected] by midnight October 14th, 
2022, ET.
    Time will be allotted for public comment on both days. Note that 
public comment must be relevant to topics currently being addressed by 

Julia G. Gorey,
Executive Director, SACHRP, Office for Human Research Protections.
[FR Doc. 2022-21163 Filed 9-28-22; 8:45 am]