Medical Ethics

Recent Articles

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.

Nov 30, 2016

Physicians can help transgender patients overcome biases, discrimination and misunderstanding in the health care system.