Sixth Annual Fall Ethics Symposium

Dimensions of Ethics in Research

This was the sixth year of our annual Fall Ethics Symposium, a joint undertaking by the Center for Practical and Professional Ethics, Sacramento State, and Cosumnes River College.

The Symposium was a full day event, Tuesday, Sept 20th, held at Sacramento State University in the Ballroom of the University Union. The following is an abbreviated version of the program with links to the relevant segments of the digital video recording of the event. For the full program, please link here.

The digital videos are in .mp4 format and best viewed in RealPlayer. Approximate times are indicated in parentheses.

This year the symposium was organized by:
Dr. Russell DiSilvestro, 2011 Symposium Director
Dr. Rick Schubert, 2011 Symposium Executive Director

Tuesday, 20 September, 2011
Ballroom III, University Union

8:30am Opening Remarks
Dr. Christina M. Bellon, Director, Center for Practical and Professional Ethics
Dr. Joe Sheley, Provost, Sacramento State
Dr. Celia Esposito-Noy, Vice-President, Cosumnes River College 

9:00am Keynote Address
Dr. Christine Grady, Deputy & Acting Chief, Head of the Section on Human Subjects Research, Department of Bioethics, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health
Ethics and Research: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
video Click to view (1h40min)
Dr. Grady's Presentation slides (Available with Permission). 

10:30am Invited Address
Dr. Mark Yarborough, Dean's Professor of Bioethics, Program of Bioethics, University of California, Davis, Medical Center
What is Trustworthy Science and What Practices Contribute to It?
video Click to view (1h16min)

1:30pm Panel I: Research Methods and Misconduct
A/ Dr. Craig Weiner, MD, Institutional Review Board Chair, Catholic Healthcare West, Sacramento-Sierra Regional IRB
Pills, Potions, and the Wizard of Oz
B/ Robert V. Doyle, Bioethics Institute, Loyola Marymount University
Understanding Research Misconduct: Case Studies and Concepts
video Click to view (1h11min)

3:00pm Panel II: Teaching Research Ethics
Dr. John R. Mahoney, Biology and Chair IRB, California State University, Chico
Dr. Becky Cox White, Philosophy, California State University, Chico
Pedagogical and Moral Obligations to Undergraduate Students in Human Subject Research
video Click to view (1h17min)