Have you ever had that lurching feeling in the pit of your stomach? Found yourself unable to stop thinking about a troubling interaction that you had with a research participant or collaborator? Felt confused about whether your intervention was doing more harm than good? You are not alone…


All too often ethical reflection, review, and analysis is treated as something that occurs in elite spaces, among people higher up, behind closed doors, or in institutional review boards. Sometimes it is viewed as a one-off element in the research process that occurs before research even begins.


But making ethical practice a day-to-day part of our daily routine as health systems researchers is crucial to research excellence. You don’t have to be an ethics expert to do this – although ethics expertise can contribute great advice, which is drawn on in this resource.

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