Module 11: Research Ethics

This two-part video series addresses issues surrounding the ethics of human subject research. The difference between quality improvement and research ethics. The history of biomedical research is addressed.

Target Audience

This CME/CE activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, residents, fellows, and community providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and ethical foundations of human research regulations.

  • Describe the difference between human subjects research and quality improvement initiatives.

  • Recognize when to reach out to the institutional review board (IRB).

  • Identify some of the ethical controversies associated with study design.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 0.50 Participation
Course opens: 
04/01/2020
Course expires: 
04/30/2022
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This two-part video series addresses issues surrounding the ethics of human subject research. The difference between quality improvement and research ethics. The history of biomedical research is addressed.

Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, Ph.D., M.A., Planning Committee Member 
Cullen Associate Professor of Medical Ethics
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Savitri Fedson, M.D., Planning Committee Member
Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: onorarium recipient: American Board of Internal Medicine.

Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D., Lead Contributor
Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Director
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: research support: NIH; advisory committee membership: Greenwall Foundation, Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute; board membership: Geisinger Research, Morgridge Institute for Research, Danaher Life Sciences.

Stephanie Morain, Ph.D., M.P.H., Planning Committee Member and Lead Contributor
Assistant Professor
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.    

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 0.5 hours of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Ethics
  • 0.50 Participation
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