"The prevailing attitude has been, 'How much can we get away with?' not, 'How can we do ethical research?'" said Ioli. "It's not really about the research or patient safety anymore. It's about the money. They're looking more for profits at the school. I believe they think they can get away with this."
Although he has presided over the worst public showing of any medical school in the country during the 1990s, Cesario poses as dumbfounded. The man who authoritatively gave a 1993 speech at the Disneyland Hotel titled "The Crisis in Clinical Academic Medicine" now says he wants an oversight panel to tell him if there are any "impediments" at UCI's medical school.