Medical Ethics

Recent Articles

Jan 04, 2018

The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance to help physicians mulling whether to engage patients in conversations about health policy.

Dec 20, 2017

The interactive tool identifies efforts to increase donation, describes key ethical considerations and shows physicians ways to apply the ethical principles.

Dec 15, 2017

The role physicians and other health professionals should play in responding to climate change is gaining greater prominence and urgency.

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.”