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News & Events | Articles | April 9, 2015

Guinea Pigging: Ethics, Autonomy and Risk

Georgina Freeman, Research Associate, W21C

April 9, 2015
12:00 - 12:50 pm
W21C Multi-Purpose Room
GD01, TRW Building
3280 Hospital Drive NW

This session was recorded, listen to the talk here: https://connectmeeting.ucalgary.ca/p52jvt7tm9h/

Presentation Summary:
In this interactive, “Choose-Your-Own-Adventure” style presentation, participants will be introduced to some of the foundational theories of bioethics and learn how to apply them to the case of Human Guinea Pigs.

Learning Objectives:
1. Introduction to some foundational theories of bioethics.
2. Learn what Human Guinea Pigging is all about.
3. Work through an ethical analysis of Human Guinea Pigging.

The W21C Journal Club+ is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of the Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.