||NIH COVID-19 Scientific Interest Group
Dr. Grady is chief of the Clinical Center's Department of Bioethics. Her research contributions are both conceptual and empirical and are primarily in the ethics of clinical research including informed consent, vulnerability, study design, recruitment, and international research ethics, as well as ethical issues faced by nurses and other health care providers.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Grady and her colleagues have provided consultation and have written and spoken about a number of ethical issues related to COVID-19 research and clinical care. In this talk, she will discuss a number of vexing ethical issues that have arisen during the coronavirus pandemic that span clinical ethics, public health ethics, and research ethics. Included among them will be ethical issues related to health care provider responsibilities, fair allocation of resources, and selection of appropriate research study designs.