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Ethical Challenges of Research: Special Topics

UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs

Ethical Challenges of Research: Special Topics
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Ethical Challenges of Research: Special Topics

 

Instructor: Michael Kalichman, Ph.D., Director, UC San Diego Research Ethics Program 

Contemporary researchers face a variety of challenges, such as reduced federal funding, increasing publication pressures, controversies over conflicts of interest, high profile suspensions of clinical trials, and growing public scrutiny of research methods and outcomes. Success in research and professional development requires awareness of these challenges. It also requires skill in managing them and excellent communication. While professional codes of conduct and principles of responsible conduct of research offer some guidance, they may leave trainees unclear how to proceed in real world disputes or “gray areas.” To address these concerns, the UC San Diego Research Ethics Program and the Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs have collaborated to bring UC San Diego postdoctoral scholars the Ethical Challenges of Research Program.

The purpose of this program is to discuss what the responsible conduct of research involves.  The program is comprised of two parts: an introduction course offered every month and special topics offered every other month.  The introductory course and special topics use a combination of small and large group discussions to foster effective communication and resolve problems.


Special topics are to be taken after the Introduction course. 

Register: https://introresearchethics.eventbrite.com

 

Schedule

Date

Topic

Feb. 7*, 2017

Talking to your PI: Crucial Conversations

April 12, 2017

Reproducibility

June 14, 2017

Data Acquisition and Integrity

Aug. 9, 2017

Talking to your PI: Crucial Conversations

Oct. 11, 2017

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Completion of the introduction course with three additional special topics courses (2 hours each) in the Ethical Challenges series OR the Scientific Ethics course offered through the campus Research Ethics Program (ethics.ucsd.edu/research.html) will result in a certificate of training, which may be necessary for various postdoctoral funding sources, such as by NIH training and career development awards or NSF.

Have questions about Ethical Challenges of Research: Special Topics? Contact UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs

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Medical Education and Telemedicine (MET), Rm 120.27
UC San Diego School of Medicine campus


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UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs

The UC San Diego Office of Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Affairs is under the Vice Chancellor for Research, and our mission is to advance the research enterprise through postdoctoral training and research education.

 

Contact:

Virginia (Ginger) Hazen at vhazen@ucsd.edu or (858) 822-5915

Jennifer Oh at jenn@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-6632

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