Protecting the protectors: indemnification agreements for REB members

Hutt, Leah E.
November 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/7/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 10, p1229
Academic Journal
The article reflects on the accountability and liability issue concerning the members of research ethics boards (REBs) at public institutes in Canada. The author suggests that institutes should indemnify REB members and give them financial protection as long as the members execute their duties in good faith, and supports in favor of providing adequate insurance and legislative protection.


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