FDA's Crowley to Provide Update on Unique Device Identification Proposal During Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society Webcast  
2/5/2013 1:35:29 PM

5 February 2013 -- The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) will host a webcast tomorrow, 6 February, at 12:00 pm EST, addressing the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recently published proposed Unique Device Identification (UDI) regulation.

The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act, passed in 2012, reinforced previous legislation directing FDA to develop regulations establishing a UDI system for medical devices. During this webcast, Unique Device Identification, Jay Crowley, senior advisor for patient safety, in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, will discuss the work of the FDA UDI database pilot and the continued work of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum.


Jay Crowley, senior advisor for patient safety, CDRH, FDA


90-minute webcast entitled Unique Device Identification


6 February, 12:00–1:30 pm EST

How to Access:

Members of the working media may request access to this live RAPS webcast or to the recording by contacting Zachary Brousseau, senior manager, communications, RAPS, at or +1 301 770 2920, ext. 245.

About RAPS

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with offices in Europe and Asia, and chapters and affiliates worldwide.