Ethics in big data and "precision medicine"

Upon completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Discuss potential ethical opportunities and challenges in “precision medicine” and data sharing
  • Discuss authors’ ethical obligations regarding sharing research materials and data
  • Discuss researchers’ ethical obligations regarding the return of results to participants.

Written by:

Bernard Lo

Biography :

Bernard Lo is professor of medicine emeritus at UCSF and president of the Greenwall Foundation.


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
BMJ Learning 1 credit, 1:00 hour BMJ Learning has assigned one hour of credit to this module
BMJ and UCSF 4 credits, 4:00 hours The BMJ and UCSF have assigned 4 hours of credit to this module.

Release date

02 Mar 2016

Last updated

02 Mar 2016