Medical Ethics

Recent Articles

Nov 30, 2017

A new e-learning module on informed consent tells physicians what they need to know about this essential discussion with patients or surrogates.

Nov 20, 2017

Respect for patient autonomy and medical colleagues are among the new elements of what is being called “the physician’s pledge.”

Nov 16, 2017

The AMA House of Delegates weighs in on changes to Medicaid, e-prescribing and clerkship spots for U.S. med students.

Nov 14, 2017

Doctors “must uphold the values” of the medical profession. That means providing accurate information, disclosing conflicts of interest, and more.

Nov 08, 2017

The ethical dimensions of what it means to implement “co-creation” in health systems planning should be considered—at all levels.