HEC Forum

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 5–17

A Pilot Qualitative Study of “Conflicts of Interests and/or Conflicting Interests” Among Canadian Bioethicists. Part 1: Five Cases, Experiences and Lessons Learned

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Abstract

In this pilot qualitative study 13 clinical bioethicists from across Canada were interviewed about their experiences of conflicts of interest and/or conflicting interests in their professional roles. The interviews generated five composite cases. Participants reported being significantly impacted by these experiences both personally and professionally.

Keywords

Bioethics Clinical ethics consultation Clinical ethics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hamilton Health SciencesMcMaster University Medical CenterHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.William Osler Health CentreEtobicoke General HospitalEtobicokeCanada

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