News: Public Lecture: Patient Informed Consent in Clinical Research


News: Public Lecture: Patient Informed Consent in Clinical Research

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October 31, 2017, 12:00 to: 13:00
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News: Public Lecture: Patient Informed Consent in Clinical Research

Team: Events, Training & News

October 31, 2017, 12:00 to: 13:00

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On October 31—in partnership with CancerCare Manitoba and University of Manitoba, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine—the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) hosted a thought-provoking public lecture on Patient Informed Consent in Clinical Trials.

Presenting to over 200 people (in-person and via webcast) were Dr. Raphael Saginur, Chair of the Ottawa Health Sciences Research Ethics Board & Associate Professor of Medicine; and Dr. Dean Fergusson, Scientific Co-Lead, Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit. Dr. Ryan Zarychanski, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Knowledge Synthesis Director moderated a Q&A following the presentation. Key topics from the presentation and discussion included ideal forms of participant consent and the rationale for pragmatic clinical trials.

A recording of the lecture will be uploaded to the CHI YouTube channel soon. 

 Dr. Raphael Saginur, Chair of the Ottawa Health Sciences Research Ethics Board & Associate Professor of Medicine; and Dr. Dean Fergusson, Scientific Co-Lead, Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit