Third Thursday with the ICTR

September 15, 2017

This month’s speaker is Holly Taylor, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health – September 21, 1 – 2 pm. Her presentation, “ICTR Research Ethics Consultation Service” will elaborate on the goals of the Research Ethics Consultation Service, to help raise awareness of, and to assist investigators in resolving ethical issues throughout the entire research process

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Doctors call it defensive medicine. They order extra tests, perform extra procedures or push for more office visits because they think that without them, they’re at greater risk of being sued. But studies don’t support the notion that this reduces their risk. What might help physicians avoid being sued is getting along better with their patients. Or at least, they could become better communicators

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