Fogarty Bioethics Fellows Seminar
Berman Institute (Bioethics)
2023 - 2024
Prior or concurrent enrollment in: 306.665 and 306.655
Provides a small, interactive setting for discussion of research ethics, ethics committees, and ethics concepts among the trainees and between trainees and affiliated faculty. Divides sessions among the following activities: reviewing and critiquing journal articles related to research ethics; trainees’ individual presentations on practicum research progress; guest speakers related to research ethics cases and/or concepts; and development and presentation of original case studies by each trainee. Includes topics standard of care, justice, inducements, research ethics committees, informed consent, and gender roles in research decisions.
Learning ObjectivesUpon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Discuss key literature in international research ethics.
- Critically analyze case studies in research ethics.
- Present research ethics cases and original research proposals.
- Identify ethics issues in cases related to ethics and research.
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
- 10% Participation
- 40% presentation of individual research proposals in progress (4 presentations per student; 10% each)
- 50% fully drafted practicum research proposal
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