Provides a variety of education, consulting and research services on the ethics of research and on legal and regulatory issues involving research in Canada, the US, and internationally.


Provides education, ethics case consultation, organizational ethics, policy development, and guidance in meeting accreditation standards, primarily to hospitals and other health care institutions.

Ethics Support for
Clinical Trials

Provides expert advice and support to institutions and companies undertaking clinical trial research, including serving on DSMBs and other expert review committees.  Also provides training in research ethics and regulation to clinical trial staff, scientists and others


Provides expert legal opinion and evidence to lawyers acting on behalf of practitioners or institutions,  embroiled in legal disputes, or patients or others asserting their rights or seeking compensation for loss, where medical and research ethics standards are implicated.

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