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Dr. Bowdish biking in the Half Ironman triathlon
ACS Past-President Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), FRCSI(Hon), FCOSECSA(Hon)—a general surgeon with a clinical focus on surgical oncology—is the latest physician to be profiled in this ongoing series.
This article helps surgical investigators make the distinction between quality improvement initiatives and human subjects research projects. The authors also provide insights into initial project design and offer guidelines for addressing ethical concerns related to health care research.