The Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics Records primarily consist of conference, meeting, and event files. They also include annual reports, newsletters, budget files, and reports. In addition to documents, the records include photographs and computer disks that contain digital images and audio recordings (MP3).
The collection contains materials for the NIH's Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Human Subject Research course. It includes the syllabus and the readings for the course. The course was presented by the the NIH's Department of Clinical Bioethics at the Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center from October-November 2002.
The collection consists of records of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's Ethics Advisory Board, which existed from 1978 to 1979.