by Joan Rachlin, JD, MPH, Executive Director
Last week, Lawrence Altman, MD, The New York Times’ senior statesman of science writing, published a piece titled “Of Medical Giants, Accolades and Feet of Clay.” The article focused on [...] Read more
TAG ARCHIVES FOR Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
Spring is finally here, and with it comes a new edition of the Research Ethics Roundup! Before you head out to the garden this weekend, take a moment to review these articles from the world of research ethics. From an appeal for stricter reporting standards worldwide, to a discussion of oversight in participant-led research, this bouquet of recent headlines is sure to brighten up your day!
by Karen M. Meagher, PhD, senior policy and research analyst at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (PCSBI) has consistently noted the marked need for effective ethics education. With this commitment in mind, the Commission recently released a companion study guide to its 2011 historical investigation report, <[...] Read more
PRIM&R is pleased to bring you a post from Mindy Reeter, a member of the PRIM&R Blog Squad at the 2011 Advancing Ethical Research Conference. The PRIM&R Blog Squad is composed of PRIM&R members who are devoted to blogging prior to, live from, and after our conferences.
Wow! I am still in awe of three presenters at the 2011 Advancing Ethical Research Conference session titled, [...] Read more
In its December 15 report, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Commission) makes 14 recommendations to improve the current system of research protections.
One of the most nuanced and interesting parts of the Commission’s 193-page report is the [...] Read more