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How the health and rights framework evolved and how that affects clinical research
While the World Health Organization's (WHO) constitution defined "the highest attainable standard of health" as "a fundamental right of every human being" as early as 1946, it was not until the late 1980s, amidst the AIDS ...
Human germline editing: science or fiction? (The Daniel W. Foster, M.D., Visiting Lectureship in Medical Ethics)
Since DNA was discovered, researchers have sought to treat disorders with genetic interventions. The CRISPR editing tool has made gene editing seem easy, thus highlighting scientific, medical, ethical, and policy problems ...
Open access medical journals: promise, perils and pitfalls
The number of both print and open access (OA) journals has increased dramatically. Although electronic availability of information on the Internet offers great potential for information sharing, it also gives rise to ...
Serious ethical violations in medicine: dealing effectively with outlier peers
[NOTE: The video is not available from this event.] This presentation will engage the problem of serious ethical violations in medicine (SEMs). Examples of SEMs include criminal prescribing of controlled substances, ...