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Week 8: Research issues, justice, and conflicts of interest

The case for discussion this week is the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in the required video.

Required Videotape

"Deadly Deception" (please arrange to see this at scheduled viewing times or independently in Echt Center)

Required Readings: Textbook

Lo, Resolving Ethical Dilemmas, 3rd ed.:
Chapter 28, Clinical Research (pages 176-182)
Chapter 29, Overview of Conflicts of Interest (pages 185-188)
Chapter 30, Bedside Rationing of Health Care (pages 189-195)
Chapter 32, Incentives for Physicians to Decrease Services (pages 200-208)
Chapter 33, Gifts from Drug Companies (pages 209-212)

Required Readings: Articles

Emanuel et al., "What Makes Clinical Research Ethical?" Fast Take Complete Text 
Wazana, "Gifts to Physicians from the Pharmaceutical Industry"   Fast Take  Complete Text
Corbie-Smith, "Distrust, Race, and Research" Fast Take  Complete Text

Recommended Readings: Textbook

Chapter 31, Incentives for Physicians to Increase Services (pages 196-199)

Recommended Readings: Articles (unless a hyperlink for complete text is shown, recommended-but-not-required articles can be found on the ANGEL site)

Caplan et al., "Twenty Years After: The Legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment" Complete Text
Gamble, "Under the Shadow of Tuskegee: African Americans and Health Care" Fast Take Complete Text
Gostin, "Informed Consent, Cultural Sensitivity, and Respect for Persons"
Stolberg, "Unchecked Research on People Raises Concern on Medical Ethics" Complete Text
"What's Black and White and Sells Medicine?" (NY Times, 8/27/2000) Complete Text

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