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Bruce Gordon, MD Executive Chairman IRBs, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Gordon discusses a variety of forms of communication which include arguing scientific points with colleagues, cajoling opinions from IRB...

Steven Joffe, MD, MPH Emanuel and Robert Hart Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Steve Joffe describes pediatric oncology as a blend of research and patient care that offers rewarding and sometimes dramatic...

Karen Rothenberg, JD, MPA Marjorie Cook Professor of Law & Founding Director, Law and Health Care Program, University of Maryland (Carey)

Professor Rothenberg describes the importance of combining academic and legal thought with listening skills and appreciation for real-world life scenarios....

Susan Kornetsky, MPH Director of Clinical Research Compliance, Boston Children's Hospital

(Part 1)  Susan Kornetsky discusses how she became involved with IRBs and her work with different committees evaluating issues in...

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