by Anne Meade, MS, PMP, Senior Manager for Website and Social Media
For its December Question of the Month, our People & Perspectives program wants to know what you think will be the greatest challenge the research ethics field will face in the next 20 years.
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by James E. Lewis, PhD, an independent consultant and formerly a columnist for the Association of American Medical Colleges blog, Wing of Zock
A little known, but intentional, loophole in the federal regulations allows activities involving human subjects to be labeled “innovative care.” In spite of all that has been done since World War II to protect human subjects in clinical research, this ambiguity offers a mechanism through which unscrupulous individuals can avoid the ethical and regulatory obligations for the protection of human research subjects and the norms of professional and scholarly behavior. Recent cases demonstrating this dilemma can be found on the internet, but my purpose here is not [...] Read more