Medical Ethics

Recent Articles

Feb 15, 2017

Disagreement about the legitimacy and authority of evidence has huge implications for physicians, health professionals, patients and the public.

Jan 17, 2017

Physicians can play key roles in identifying and caring for victims of human trafficking, as well as informing improvements to evidence-based standards.

Jan 06, 2017

Caring for trafficking victims and survivors requires a special knowledge set. The AMA Journal of Ethics explores the ethical, clinical and legal complexities.

Dec 16, 2016

New treatments promise memory improvements but also carry risks. The AMA Journal of Ethics considers this and other challenging uses of neuropsychology.

Dec 16, 2016

From historic Medicare payment changes to a modernized AMA Code of Medical Ethics, these resources can assist doctors faced with difficult decisions.