The Management Of Scientific Integrity Within Academic Medical Centers

Paperback | January 19, 2015

byPeter Snyder, Linda C. Mayes, William E. Smith

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The Management of Scientific Integrity within Academic Medical Centers discusses the impact scientific misconduct has in eight complex case studies. Authors look at multifaceted mixtures of improper behavior, poor communication, cultural issues, adverse medical/health issues, interpersonal problems and misunderstandings to illustrate the challenge of identifying and managing what went wrong and how current policies have led to the establishment of quasi legal processes within academic institutions. The book reviews the current global regulations and concludes with a section authored by a US federal court judge who provides his perspective on the adequacy of current regulations and policies. Shows how complex most scientific integrity cases are, and how little is clear cut in the adjunction of each Discusses how timely and important scientific misconduct is, and its impact on science at large Reviews the current regulations and policies that guide how we manage scientific integrity Examines this complexity in 8 anonymous case studies Concludes with a section authored by an expertly qualified federal court judge

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The Management of Scientific Integrity within Academic Medical Centers discusses the impact scientific misconduct has in eight complex case studies. Authors look at multifaceted mixtures of improper behavior, poor communication, cultural issues, adverse medical/health issues, interpersonal problems and misunderstandings to illustrate t...

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Alleged scientific misconduct cases are quite complex and it is exceptionally rare to manage a misconduct case with a clear black and white finding of obvious wrongdoing. More often, these cases are multifaceted mixtures of improper behaviour, poor communication, cultural issues, adverse medical/health issues, interpersonal problems an...

Prof. Peter J. Snyder has served as the Scientific Integrity Officer, as well as the Institutional Official, for the Lifespan Hospital System (Providence, RI) since 2008. He oversees the ethical conduct of research for approximately 350 investigators across a system of five hospitals that form the core teaching campuses for the Alpert ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 19, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124051987

ISBN - 13:9780124051980

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1. Foreward 2. Introduction - Impact of cases on public trust and perception of science 3. The Management of scientific integrity in Biomedical Research Institutions 4. Case studies: A) Submission of Fraudulent data to peer-review journal: what is the role of the lab head/mentor? B) Stealing data from colleagues and presenting at meeting without co-author's permission C) Breaking and entering animal care facility of former employer, and wrongful use of laboratory animals D) Failure to perform research described in Federal grant. Fraud vs. incompetence E) Authorship dispute between faculty and postdoctoral fellow F) Disagreement among authors regarding presentation of data G) Postdoctoral fellow reporting on experiments in paper, some of which not completed as reported H) Use of knock-out mouse model in experiments and publications without permission