Medical Ethics

Recent Articles

Aug 22, 2018

The AMA Code of Medical Ethics says physicians shouldn’t opine on which execution method would most reduce physical suffering.

Aug 17, 2018

When it comes to genetic testing in children, a physician’s best advice is to avoid rushing into something that will not benefit the kids’ interests.

Aug 10, 2018

Patient-centered decision-making can help physicians resolve ethical issues in pain management that arise when prescribing opioids or treating substance-use disorder.

Aug 09, 2018

Advanced-care planning, organ donation after circulatory death and the medicalization of death are just a few of the salient ethical issues in end-of-life care. Find out more.

Aug 02, 2018

Find out more about three major ethical issues in health care on which new physicians believe they should have received more guidance.