HST.590 / HST.502 Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Topics in Medical Ethics and Responsible Conduct in Research

Fall 2005 - Spring 2006

Image of Hippocrates' oath manuscript. Frankfurt, 1595.
Hippocrates' oath manuscript. Frankfurt, 1595. (Image courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.)

Course Highlights

This course features a recommended bibliography of readings.

Course Description

This seminar based course explores techniques for recognizing, analyzing, and resolving ethical dilemmas facing healthcare professionals and biomedical researchers in today's highly regulated environment. Guest lectures by practicing clinicians, technologists, researchers, and regulators will include case studies, interactive small group discussions, and role-playing simulations. Professional conduct topics will include authorship, conflict of interest, data acquisition and management, and the protection of human subjects and animals involved in research programs.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Dr. Jonathan Rosen

Course Meeting Times

Six sessions for 12 weeks
1.5 hours / session