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700.645.01 Fogarty Bioethics Fellows Seminar

Berman Institute (Bioethics)
3rd term
1 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Joe Ali
Course Instructor s:

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. Sessions are divided 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. Topics include standard of care, justice, inducements, research ethics committees, informed consent, and gender roles in research decisions.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: 1) Discuss key literature in international research ethics 2) Critically analyze case studies in research ethics 3) Present research ethics cases and original research proposals 4) Identify ethics issues in cases related to ethics and research
Methods of Assessment:

Attendance, completion of original case study and presentation; and completion of practicum proposal and presentation.

Enrollment Restriction:

Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program Fellows

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

to ensure students have prerequisites

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