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Supporting International Research Ethics and Education – An Inter-American Bioethics Collaboration

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) Executive Director, Lisa M. Lee, Ph.D., M.S., and Associate Director, Michelle Groman, J.D., spoke yesterday at a workshop hosted by University of Miami’s Pan American Bioethics Initiative (PABI) at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) headquarters in Washington, D.C. The workshop, “Inter-American Bioethics Collaborations: […]

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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 […]

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Incidental Findings Report is Timely

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) recently released Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts. This report is the first report released by a national bioethics commission on return of results in over ten years. In 1999 the National Bioethics […]

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Incidental Findings Case Studies

Incidental findings can be life changing, for better or for worse. The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethics Issues (Bioethics Commission) recently published a report entitled Anticipate and Communicate: Ethical Management of Incidental and Secondary Findings in the Clinical, Research, and Direct-to-Consumer Contexts. Many people might not understand how an incidental finding could affect […]

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This is a space for the members and staff of the 2009 -2017 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues to communicate with the public about the work of the commission and to discuss important issues in bioethics.

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