“Consent or Not to Consent – That is the Question” Ethical issues in Human Participant Research
Friday, February 3
10:00 – 11:00am
621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 351
Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH, PhD
Senior Vice Chair, UMB, IRB; Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and of Epidemiology and Public Health
Dr. Hirshon will present a brief historical perspective on research ethics with a focus on informed consent. He will place this discuss within the current U.S. regulatory environment about research and research ethics, including a review of the differences between waiver of informed consent for minimal risk research versus exception from informed consent for emergency research. Finally, he will briefly introduce the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Human Research Protection Program.