By Meryn Robinson, Educational Programs and Membership Services
While we’re already three weeks into the New Year, I hope that you’ll consider adding one more resolution to your list: keeping up with Research Ethics Roundup! This year, and always, we commit to sharing timely and relevant stories related to research ethics and oversight with our loyal readers. As you read along, please don’t hesitate to comment on the pieces that interest you. We would love to hear your thoughts!
by William L. “Bill” Freeman, MD, MPH, CIP,* and Judy Norsigian**
Adrienne Asch, PhD, a prominent bioethicist, died on November 19, 2013, at the age of 67. Her obituary was carried by both The New York Times and The Hastings Center. We both knew and admired Adrienne, and thus wanted to share some of our reminiscences with Ampersand’s [...] Read more
by the staff of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
This piece, which originally appeared on the blog of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, has been reposted with permission.
We all need to know how to better manage health information that we did not expect. Today, the Presidential Commission for the Study of [...] Read more
by Stephanie Pyle, MFA, Manager of Community and Communications, Schulman Associates IRB
While the 2013 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference has drawn to a close, PRIM&R is pleased to continue sharing reflections from members of the PRIM&R Blog Squad to provide our readers with an inside peek of the conference. [...] Read more
by Alice Dreger, PhD, Professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University
The heated debate about the National Institutes of Health- (NIH-) funded Surfactant Positive Airway Pressure and Pulse Oximetry Trial (SUPPORT) continued on October 27 in Atlanta at the annual [...] Read more