3108.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

International challenges to ethics in relation to biomedical research: Revising the CIOMS guidelines

This session will address the ethical guidelines related to research involving human subjects. This is a rapidly expanding field, as concern for the well-being of research subjects grows in the face of changing patterns of interaction of ethics and research. Existing guidelines for ethical review of research are being questioned, at times in a context of sharp controversy. Fortunately, several sets of ethical guidelines are being reviewed in parallel, yielding the possibility of harmonization of the several sets of guidelines. The three presentations in this session will address these issues
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):John H. Bryant, MD
2:30 PMCIOMS international ethical guidelines for research -- setting the stage for inquiry and change
John Bryant, MD, Samuel Gorovitz, PhD, Robert J. Levine, MD
2:50 PMRevising the CIOMS guidelines -- philosophical underpinnings for change
Samuel Gorovitz, PhD, Robert Levine, MD, John Bryant, MD
3:10 PMRevision of the International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects
Robert J. Levine, MD
Sponsor:Forum on Bioethics

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA