- Explore the CDC site about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study
The Belmont Report video and the CDC site for the Tuskegee Syphilis Study will be the focus of this module’s Ethics discussion board.
- Watch the Belmont Report video, as linked in the Module 7 description.
- Review the Tuskegee Syphilis Study link, as noted in the Module 7 description.
- Answer the following two prompts in your post.
What aspect of this study was most impactful to you? Why?
Connect one ethical principle of human subjects research in the Belmont Report to the ethics (or, more accurately, lack thereof) of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. For example, if you choose beneficence, explain what is meant by that per The Belmont Report, and explain how the ethical principle was violated by the experiment. Use information from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study CDC information and the Belmont Report video to support your answer.