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New Educational Primers to Accompany Anticipate and Communicate

As part of its ongoing effort to support bioethics education, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) has developed and posted to Bioethics.gov a new primer to inform institutional review boards (IRBs) and their members on the ethical management of incidental and secondary findings. The Bioethics Commission designed the IRB Primer to aid IRB […]

Bioethics Commission to Host Webinar Demonstrating Educational Modules

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) is committed to developing resources to improve bioethics education. On Thursday, April 24, 2014 the Bioethics Commission will hold a public webinar demonstrating and discussing how the educational modules developed by the Commission and based on Commission reports can be applied in a variety […]

Bioethics Commission Seeks Feedback on Educational Materials

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) is seeking feedback on its educational materials as a means of quantifying progress in response to its recommendations on improving and supporting bioethics education.  The Bioethics Commission is interested in how the materials are being used to further bioethics education, what materials are most […]

New Educational Module Available on Informed Consent for Anticipate and Communicate

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Bioethics Commission) has just posted to Bioethics.gov a new educational module on informed consent in the management of incidental and secondary findings. The module integrates material from the Bioethics Commission’s December 2013 report Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the […]

Bioethics Commission Continues to Recognize Value of Empirical Bioethics Research

In its recent report, Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) emphasized once more the importance of empirical research to support sound policy.  Specifically, the Bioethics Commission recommended that federal agencies and other interested […]

Bioethics Education: Skyping into a Bioethics Undergraduate Class, Live from Meeting 16

Recently the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) convened its 16th public meeting to discuss neuroscience and related ethical issues. During that meeting, Commission Chair, Amy Gutmann, Ph.D., and Vice Chair, James W. Wagner, Ph.D., held an impromptu question and answer session with a University of Pennsylvania Introduction to Bioethics class. […]

Advancing Empirical Bioethics Research and Education at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) Associate Director, Michelle Groman, J.D., spoke in Jacksonville, Florida at the twenty-third Annual Meeting of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE), which took place Feb. 27 to March 2, 2014. The panel discussion entitled “Teaching and Learning Empirical Bioethics: Resources from the Presidential […]

Bioethics Commission staff discuss the multidisciplinary implementation of Commission education modules at APPE

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) staff members Misti Ault Anderson, M.S., M.A., Karen Meagher, Ph.D., and Nicolle Strand, J.D., M. Bioethics, have just returned from Jacksonville, Florida after a successful presentation at the Twenty-third Annual International Conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE). As part of the […]

Anticipating and Communicating Through Education

Since its inception, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) has repeatedly recommended that ethics education be widely available at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. In Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts, the Bioethics Commission made the broad recommendation […]

Educación Ética: La Guía de Estudio para “Éticamente Imposible” Investigación sobre ETS en Guatemala de 1946 a 1948.

La Comisión Presidencial para el Estudio de Cuestiones Bioéticas se complace a publicar la traducción en español de la Guía de Estudio para “Éticamente Imposible” Investigación sobre ETS en Guatemala de 1946 a 1948. En lo que actualmente se reconoce como un infame episodio en la historia de la ética de investigación, el Servicio de […]

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