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550.600.60 Responsible Conduct of Research

1st term
1 credit
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Gundula Bosch
Course Instructor:

Fosters the responsible conduct of scientific research using a combination of lectures, discussion and analysis of case studies. Topics include: data management, conflict of interest, scientific misconduct, questionable research practices, responsible authorship, peer review, collaborations with peers and industry, trainee-mentor relationships, research ethics and regulatory requirements of the conduct of animal and human research, and the scientist as a responsible member of society.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Explain the regulatory requirements that govern the modern research environment
  2. Discuss the expectations for adherence to the ethical principles in the conduct of research
  3. Apply ethical and regulatory principles to the trainee’s own current and future research program
Methods of Assessment:

Completion of attendance-taking records (course participation), pre-class quizzes, case study analysis, evaluation of review document

Enrollment Restriction:

Eligibility restricted to doctoral students. Other JHSPH students or fellows who are required to have in-person RCR training based on funding source may also enroll.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required