TAG ARCHIVES FOR informed consent

4
Dec2012

 

by Jackie Tekiela, MS, CIP, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Administrator at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

“Most codes dealing with human experimentation start out with the bland assumption that consent is ours for the asking. This is a myth. The reality is that informed consent is often exceedingly difficult to obtain in any complete cense…Nevertheless, it remains a goal toward which on must strive for sociological, ethical, and legal reasons.”   
- Henry Beecher on informed consent in the article "Ethics and Clinical Research"

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29
Nov2012

by Jackie Tekiela, MS, CIP, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Administrator at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

Looking forward to the gorgeous San Diego weather during PRIM&R’s 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference? Me too! I will be coming from Milwaukee, WI where we are currently experiencing record high temperatures…in the 30’s. I am also excited for the amazing offerings [...] Read more

31
Oct2012

by Avery Avrakotos, education and policy coordinator

The poster presentations for the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference will soon be announced. To help tide you over while you wait to explore the latest innovations in human subjects protections at the 2012 AER Conference, I sat down with Mike Linke who participated in the poster presentations at the 2011 AER Conference.

28
Aug2012

Marcia Ellis, chair of the Board of Directors of The Women’s Collective and an HIV/AIDS advocate, lent her perspective to the Living Room Conversation titled In Their Own Voices: What Do Research Subjects Have to Say About Informed Consent at the 2011 Advancing Ethical Research Conference.

In this excerpt, she laments the complexity of the informed consent form—an ongoing issue in the field of human subjects protections. What initiatives has your institution undertaken to increase the accessibility of these forms?  We welcome you to share in the [...] Read more