Input to NAM Committee on a Framework for Emerging Science, Technology, and Innovation in Health and Medicine
Agency: National Academy of Medicine (NAM)
Submitted: August 10, 2022
PRIM&R submitted comments to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Committee on Creating a Framework for Emerging Science, Technology, and Innovation in Health and Medicine. PRIM&R endorsed the Committee’s intent to develop a framework that is founded on the ethical principles of justice, equity, and fairness. PRIM&R also recommended that the Committee take into consideration the impact of evolving social norms on research ethics, the need for enhanced and expanded training in scientific ethics. Lastly, PRIM&R highlighted various shortcomings of the current governance systems for oversight of science, technology, and innovation, and provided suggestions for reform.
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