Medicine and the law: Important ethical questions

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From medical liability reform to undocumented patients, the medical world often intersects with the law. When these two worlds meet, how can physicians address the ethical and legal questions that shape the present and future of the practice of medicine?

The March issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics explores key ethical concepts that determine the ways in which medicine and the law merge. Articles featured in this issue include:

In the journal’s March podcast, Megan Sandel, MD, medical director of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, discusses how physicians can establish healthy partnerships with attorneys.

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