Clinical Trials

In the past several years, the United States has struggled to respond to viral outbreaks, such as Ebola and Zika.  There is now an awareness of the need to rapidly develop vaccines and treatments for epidemics that can quickly spread from country to country. But questions remain as how to best co

Donald Berwick speaks at Harvard Center for Bioethics
Friday, December 8, 2017
12:30 - 2 p.m.



 
The United States spends more on health care than any other country, but high spending often does not translate into improved outcomes, particularly in comparison to health systems in other countries.  

Friday, October 13, 2017
12:30 - 2 p.m.

Harvard Medical School
25 Shattuck Street
Waterhouse Room
Boston, MA 02115

The Ethics of Health Care Reform

Friday, September 15, 2017
12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET


Harvard Medical School
260 Longwood Avenue
TMEC Amphitheater
Boston, MA 02115

Crowdfunding Medical Care: Identifying ethical implications
Wednesday, April 5
12:30 pm

There is a growing push to incorporate patient voices more directly at the FDA in decision making about investigational drugs, but what are the optimal parameters of patients' contributions? 

There has been ongoing debate regarding the ownership of publicly and privately funded trial data. What are the ethical duties to trial participants? What are the possible benefits and harm of rapid widespread data sharing?

Friday May 12, 2017
12:30-2:00pm

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall
25 Shattuck Street
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115
 

Friday, April 14, 2017
12:30 – 2pm

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall
25 Shattuck Street
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12:30 – 2pm

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall
25 Shattuck Street
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115