External Link - Source: Guardian
The leading scientific journal Nature argued yesterday for increased safeguards for future cloning papers, in response to the scandal surrounding Woo Suk Hwang's faked cloning research.
"It is our #ethical responsibility as scientists & clinicians to assess & monitor suicidal ideations within our studies in all participants."
#webinarcountdown Read more from Kollmann et al.'s OPC about monitoring suicidal ideations here:
"The issue of physician burnout pervades not just medical training but also the years after...this chronic erosion of empathy has resulted in the attitude that apathy is not just tolerated but, in some cases, even justified." Here, empathy is crucial.
New OPC call posted!
*Special Issue: Ethics, Medicine, & Racism*
Proposals due 11/6
Head to http://editorial.bioethics.net to read the articles from Ruqaiijah Yearby, Clarence H. Braddock III, & Zamina Mithani et al.
@ruqaiijah @cbrad3md @zamina_mithani @JWesleyBoydMD @JaneKCooper
#webinarcountdown In their OPC, @PeterWestOram et al. argue that "when designing surveys, researchers should frame potential respondents as active collaborators & contributors of data" in order to safeguard public safety and respect privacy & anonymity
What needs to be considered as some governments move towards a "herd immunity approach? What does it mean to have "herd immunity"? How would this affect the population and the future of the pandemic? @johnauthers discusses the moral decision in immunity.