Medical Ethics

Recent Articles

Jun 22, 2017

Medical students and resident physicians are particularly vulnerable to moral distress, given the hierarchical nature of their training.

Jun 14, 2017

The AMA House of Delegates weighs in on emerging drugs of abuse, veterans’ care, and treatment for pain and opioid-use disorder.

Jun 13, 2017

Delegates seek better care for detained immigrants. The AMA also votes to keep information in patient records out of immigration officials’ hands.

Jun 12, 2017

LGBT-friendly, nondiscriminatory policies land backing from the AMA House of Delegates.

May 19, 2017

Treating kin. Posting work stories online. Are these practices OK? If so, when? A new educational module parses the issues.