Regional Centre for Excellence in Ethics (RCEE)
The Regional Centre for Excellence in Ethics at Homewood Health Centre is dedicated to providing ethical support and services to regional health care organizations. A non-profit and self-sustaining centre, it provides leading-edge ethics education, consultation, and policy review services to member organizations. Members receive ethical guidance in all moral matters – from organizational ethical issues to front-line clinical decisions. The RCEE support and services are also available for patients and their families who often struggle with making difficult decisions.
The Research Ethics Board (REB)
The REB is responsible to ensure research involving the participation of humans meets current scientific and ethical research standards for the protection of human research participants. The REB has the mandate to independently approve, reject, propose modifications to, or terminate any proposed or ongoing research involving human participants or human biological materials which is conducted within, or by, members of Homewood Health Centre, and member organizations.
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For more information on the RCEE or the REB, please contact the Bioethicist at 519.824.1010, ext. 2118, or contact by e-mail.