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Working group meetings provide an opportunity for investigators to receive feedback on research proposals, drafts of papers, grant applications, or any other aspects of projects at any stage of development. This meeting is designed as an informal working group not a formal presentation. For more details look under the How We Can Help section.

To see the schedule for upcoming meetings please check the Events calendar. The next PIHCD meeting is listed below.

Upcoming Meetings

Date Details Location Time
Wed, August 15, 2018 CBSSM Working Group Meeting - Eric Weinlander

Eric is second-year ophthalmology resident seeking advice on a medical ethics research project concerning patient selection practices for high-risk ocular surgery.  Eric would like to develop a quantitative survey of ophthalmologists that would give insight into the actual decision-making behind patient selection. Eric will be seeking guidance in the particulars of defining an ethics questions amenable to surveys, and then designing a survey to answer the question.

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Tue, August 21, 2018 CBSSM Working Group Meeting-Andy Shuman, MD & Susan Goold MD

Andrew Shuman MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Susan Goold, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Health Management and Policy; will be seeking feedback on a Greenwall submission regarding Drug Shortages: Justice Questions in Everyday Health Care. This study aims to examine how hospitals and health systems handle drug shortages and rationing decisions to identify needs and inefficiencies, as well as best practices, in order to promote justice and facilitate communication across institutions.

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Tue, September 11, 2018 CBSSM Working Group Meeting-Jacob Kurlander, MD

Jacob Kurlander, MD, of the Dept. of Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, previously presented a survey on patient perceptions of PPI harms to the group for feedback. They have since analyzed the results and are in the process of revising and resubmitting the resulting article to the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Jacob will be seeking feedback from the group on how to respond to some of the reviewers’ comments.

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Tue, September 18, 2018 CBSSM Working Group Meeting-Reshma Jagsi, MD/Megan Knaus

Reshma Jagsi MD, DPhil, Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Director, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, and Megan Knaus, MPH, Research Associate of CBSSM will be seeking feedback on a survey draft. As part of a Greenwall Foundation project, this survey aims to study patient and public perspectives on the ethical issues in fundraising from patients, with a goal of understanding where current practices may diverge from what patients and the general public view to be acceptable, in order to focus deliberation on where changes to current practice and policies may be needed.

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Tue, September 25, 2018 CBSSM Working Group Meeting-Sameer Saini/Elissa Ozanne

Sameer Saini, MD, MS, Dept.of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan and Elissa Ozanne, PhD, Dept of Population Health Sciences, University of Utah, will be seeking feedback on a survey assessing physician decision making for when to repeat upper endoscopy in patients with Barrett’s esophagus.

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