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When human research subjects are mistreated or abused, it is rare for anyone to blow the whistle. This presentation will explore why most health care workers remain silent as subjects are being deceived or harmed, often for years or even decades, and what leads rare individuals to speak out.

Carl Elliott, MD PhD, teaches bioethics and philosophy at the University of Minnesota. The author or editor of eight books, his writing has also appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Mother Jones, The New York Times, and The New York Review of Books. Among his awards are a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Award, a resident fellowship at the Rockefeller Center in Bellagio, Italy, and the Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the U.S. Library of Congress.

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  • Krista French
  • Claire Choi
  • David Martins

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