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Friday, May 19, 2017 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM, 2117 MERF ​The Program in Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in cooperation with the University College of Nursing will be hosting our annual Ethics in Healthcare 2017 conference on May 19, 2017. For more information...
The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society invites you to hear Kirilka Stavrena, Professor of English, Cornell College. Kirilka will be speaking on "Attracted to Ill Humors, or What Hope for Shakespeare's Cachexic Couples" on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 5:30-6:30 in MERF Room 2117. Fore...
The University of Iowa History of Medicine Society announces the 2017 R. Palmer Howard Dinner on Friday, April 28, 2017. Leslie Miller, from the Department of English at University of St. Thomas, will speak on "The Resurrection Trade: Finding Poetry in Medical Archives." The dinner will be held in...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance on the use of "electronic informed consent" (eIC) in FDA-regulated clinical trials of medical products, including drugs and biological products, medical devices, and combinations of those products for human use. As part of an...
The UIHC Ethics Consult Service officially started on June 2, 2014. The Service is a resource for patients, family members, or health professionals at UIHC who would like help addressing an ethical question or issue related to a patient's care. During the first year of the Service, there were a...
Marc Polacco, a recent graduate of the Carver College of Medicine, and his colleagues administered an anonymous online survey of medical students, interns, and faculty to examine self-reported adherence to hand hygiene opportunities. They found variation in self-reported adherence ranged from...
The aim of this study was to test the separate effectiveness of interactivity and multimedia at improving participant understanding and confidence in understanding of informed consent compared with a standard, face-to-face biobank consent process. A 2 (face-to-face versus multimedia) x 2 (standard...
The UIHC Ethics Consult Service is a resource for patients, family members, or health professionals at UIHC who would like help addressing an ethical question or problem related to a patient's care. An Ethics Consult involves trained ethics consultants who respond to requests for help from...
The public’s voice has been nearly absent in discussions on managing genomic incidental findings. This article by a team of University of Iowa researchers, including Dr. Simon of the Program of Bioethics and Humanities, reports on nine focus groups and nine interviews (n =63) with a broad cross-...
The mission of the Clinical Research Ethics Consultation Service (CRECS) is to assist clinical investigators in identifying and addressing the ethical challenges that frequently arise when designing or conducting research with human subjects. The service provides free consultation on ethical issues...