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iCAN is a proud partner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is pleased to share their
important resources for kids and families.

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

iCAN is proud to be a part of the FDA's CDRH Patient and Caregiver Connection, which provides patients and caregivers with an opportunity to share their experiences living with a condition or using medical devices.

Educational Materials & Engagement


Patient Engagement Opportunities

Opportunities for patients and caregivers to learn, engage, and collaborate with the FDA!



A Day in the Life

Video series introduces you to Office of Regulatory Affairs field staff in the Medical Device Program describing what they do and sharing best practices for industry.


Clinical Trial Search

Learn more about clinical trials and find a trial that might be right for you!


Webinars & Stakeholder Calls

Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) hosts webinars and calls to educate stakeholders on guidances and other topics related to the regulation of medical devices and radiation emitting products.


CDRH Learn

CDRH Learn is our innovative educational tool, which consists of learning modules describing many aspects of medical device and radiation emitting product regulations, covering both pre-market and post-market topics.

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CDRH Mailing Lists

Sign up to receive email updates on CDRH topics.

Our free email alert service allows you to receive important news and information as they become available.

Studying Online

FDA Learning

Find education and resources related to FDA’s regulatory, product quality, and safety responsibilities.

Patient Resources

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FDA Issues Two Patient Science & Engagement Guidances

Two final guidances to provide recommendations for including patient perspectives in medical device clinical studies.

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Patient Science & Engagement Updates from CDRH

Discover how the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) puts patients first with its Patient Science and Engagement Program.


Everything a Patient Needs to Know

Learn about treatments, drug/device approvals, public meetings and more.


FDA Guidance Documents


This feature gives you a way to search for all FDA guidance documents from one location.


Search the FDA Database

Click here to search all the FDA Databases.

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Search the Medical Device Database

Click here to search the Medical Device Database for the device you are looking for.


Medical Device Recalls

Click here to search medical device recalls since 2002.


Pre-market Submission

Click here to search all

pre-market device submissions.


Total Product Life Cycle

Learn more about the pre-market and post-market data on medical devices.


Medical Device Reports

Click here to search the Medical Device Database for the device you are looking for.




Click here to search drug recalls from FDA-regulated products.

Tell the FDA What You Think

Links to help you communicate with the FDA
Report Harmful Effects

Ask the FDA Your Questions

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