Training for members of research ethics committees (RECs) varies from state to state in Europe. To follow this up, the European Forum for Good Clinical Practice organised a workshop in March 2007 to explore these issues and look for solutions. This article summarises the discussion, providing ways forward to develop REC training.
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Competing interests: The meeting was an initiative of the European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP). The authors declare they have no competing interests.
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