Informing the Uninformed: Strategies to Improve the Process of Informed Consent

By: Hammer51012

By: Hammer51012

When: This Thursday, February 28th from 3-4 PM.

Where: 2800 Plymouth Road in the NCRC Building 16 in Room 266C (map)

What: This seminar will cover some of the barriers to understanding and discuss different strategies to improve the informed consent process. The seminar will also discuss the bio-ethical doctrine of informed consent.

Who: Dr. Alan Tait  is the speaker. Dr. Tait is the Department of Anesthesiology Endowed Professor of ClinicalResearch. He serves as the Director of Clinical Research and is the Chair of the Anesthesiology Clinical Research Committee. Dr. Tait is also a member of the Institutional Review Board and the Medical School Admissions Execu-tive Committee, and is the Chair of the Research Committee for the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia.

Why: The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) hosts bi-monthly lectures on important topics in bio-ethics and the social sciences. Informed consent is a cornerstone of research today. Come learn more about the ethical conundrums surrounding this concept.

Please visit here for further information on this event.

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