CARE Panel: The Ethics of Pediatric Research

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March 16, 2021
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Online

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Add to Calendar 2021-03-16 12:00:00 2021-03-16 13:00:00 CARE Panel: The Ethics of Pediatric Research Children are considered a vulnerable population and are granted extra legal protections. This is due in part to a history of exploitative research practices and the general view that while adults can assume the risks of research following their own altruistic values, we should not expect children to take on extra risks primarily for the benefit of others. At the same time, research with minors is of critical importance to advance knowledge about how to safeguard their wellbeing, educational opportunities, and health.  This panel investigates the distinctive challenges that come when researching children, including the ethics of consent, risk, and parental involvement. Featuring Panelists: David Wendler, MA, PhD (Head, Section on Research Ethics, Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center National Institutes of Health) Mollie Blackburn, PhD (Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Ecology, OSU) Mark W. Hall, MD, FCCM (Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and OSU College of Medicine)   Register Now   If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please indicate this on the registration form or contact CARE GAA Lily Perkins (perkins.609@osu.edu). Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. Check back soon for more information. Online Center for Ethics and Human Values cehv@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Children are considered a vulnerable population and are granted extra legal protections. This is due in part to a history of exploitative research practices and the general view that while adults can assume the risks of research following their own altruistic values, we should not expect children to take on extra risks primarily for the benefit of others. At the same time, research with minors is of critical importance to advance knowledge about how to safeguard their wellbeing, educational opportunities, and health.  This panel investigates the distinctive challenges that come when researching children, including the ethics of consent, risk, and parental involvement.

Featuring Panelists:

David Wendler, MA, PhD (Head, Section on Research Ethics, Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center National Institutes of Health)

Mollie Blackburn, PhD (Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Ecology, OSU)

Mark W. Hall, MD, FCCM (Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and OSU College of Medicine)

 

Register Now

 

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please indicate this on the registration form or contact CARE GAA Lily Perkins (perkins.609@osu.edu). Requests made 10 days prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Check back soon for more information.

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