Entries from HEALTH LAW SECTION BLOG tagged with 'ethics'

New State Ethics Rules Coming

Not health-specific but certainly of interest to section members, the Appellate Divisions recently adopted new rules of professional conduct that will take effect April 1. The rules can be seen here. The Appellate Division's announcement of the new rules is...

ESSCB's Annual Report: New York's stem cell research program off to a strong start

The 2007-2008 Annual Report of the Empire State Stem Cell Board is now available online (1). The report covers the Board's activities during its first year of operation and includes abstracts of initial contracts awarded. NYS DOH Commissioner Richard F....

ESSCB to discuss gamete donor issues

Empire State Stem Cell Board will hold an Ethics Committee Meeting on Thursday, October 16, 2008,10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the DOH offices, 90 Church Street, New York, New York. View a webcast of the meeting at http://www.nyhealth.gov/events/webcasts/. The...

ABA Journal on Legal Ethics- blog posts

Posted here on Supra a general news item about law blog events. From the ABA Journal Website newsletter, Martha Neil reports that 'RIAA Seeks Sanctions for N.Y. Lawyer’s ‘Vexatious’ Blog Posts of Case Filings'. A lawyer who is known for...

NYSTEM's Ethics Committee: gamete donation discussion

On September 4, 2008, the Empire State Stem Cell Board (ESSCB) Ethics Committee Meeting will meet from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the DOH offices, 4th Floor conference room, at 90 Church Street, New York, NY.(1) The agenda includes:...

FDA and The International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) initiatives of the EU, Japan and the US.

From CDER email news today: In recent years, many important initiatives have been undertaken by regulatory authorities and industry associations to promote international harmonization of regulatory requirements. FDA has participated in many meetings designed to enhance harmonization and is committed...

COI- a topic of intense current importance to NIH

From the front page of the 'NIH Record' dated July 25, 2008, (1) a new story about the Ethics Grand Rounds (2) called on NHLBI's (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Dr. Nancy DiFronzo and the University of Pennsylvania’s Dr....

Good summer reading:Global strategy and plan of action on public health, innovation and IP by WHA/CIPIH

June 6 2008, IP Watch reported (1) the publication on line of, "Global strategy on public health, innovation and intellectual property" (WHA61.21 May 24, 2008 61st World Health Assembly).(2) The document has been called the most important document since the...

Discerning public opinion: how financial incentives could improve organ donation,reduce donor-recipient gap

June 16, 2008, the AMA adopted policy calling for the modification of current law to allow pilot studies on financial incentives for cadaveric organ donation. The current law, the National Organ Transplantation Act, prohibits financial incentives for organ donation,...

Empire State Stem Cell Board (ESSCB) draft Strategic Plan-public comments due June 13 2008

Latest News from NYSTEM: ESSCB's draft Strategic Plan was developed through an iterative, collaborative process that involved members from both Committees of the Board, as well as external experts and NYSTEM staff. The Board adopted the draft Strategic Plan at...

OHRP@ NIH: concludes compliance oversight evaluation case on university hospital project to reduce ICU infections

Feb.15, 08- In its "Good Clinical Practice Update" , OHRP (1) ...encourages continuance of work to reduce incidence of catheter-related infections and offers new guidance for future research. OHRP noted that the Johns Hopkins project has evolved to the point...

Section Leader Selected for Stem Cell Trust Ethics Committee

Leading Forward in New Frontiers - open minds counseled by critical thinking and shared insights On July 26, 2007 Gov. Spitzer named 11 appointees to serve on the committees that form the Empire State Stem Cell Board. Robert Swidler, Esq....

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