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Reflection Paper: Tuskegee Syphilis trial
In this assignment you will read and watch a clip about the Tuskegee Syphilis trial and write a 1-2 page reflection paper on the ethical issues of this example
You will first summarize the events surrounding the trial (what happened, for how long, what are the current consequences).
Then you will reflect on the following questions:
– What are the ethical concerns with this study?
– Would the Tuskegee Study been possible without cultural understandings of race?
– Are there other marginalized populations today that may be targeted in research?
– Today we have laws protecting experiment participants, but do you think unethical research is still conducted?
Summary – Student provided a detailed summary of the content. The summary was focused on the details relevant to the assignment.
Reflection addressed all questions within the assignment prompt. The student made clear and accurate connections from the content to course concepts and themes.
Reference Textbook: https://open.lib.umn.edu/sociology/front-matter/pu…