Education - Centred on - Neglect of "tool kit" ethics education in focused on non-REB parts REB review & of research informed consent lifecycle - Scattered - Scant meso/ programs/ macro commitment courses for & investment researchers & REBs - Some meso/macro - Limited coverage commitment, e.g., nationally PRE, SCN, and CAREB
- Major bank - Loss of of useful national educational research ethics resource [NCEHR] materials - Ethics mentors - Undersupply of ethics mentors, programs &courses 3.
A limited number of REB leaders know their peers through attendance at regional or national meetings such as the National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) and the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB
), but this is informal and inconsistent.
It is fascinating that even as we demand, support and promote innovation, knowledge translation and knowledge mobilization as standards in medical science and healthcare delivery (frequently driven by national funding bodies such as the Tri- Councils), the equivalent has fallen to the responsibility of volunteer organizations such as the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB
) or the National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR).