The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance to help physicians mulling whether to engage patients in conversations about health policy.
The interactive tool identifies efforts to increase donation, describes key ethical considerations and shows physicians ways to apply the ethical principles.
The role physicians and other health professionals should play in responding to climate change is gaining greater prominence and urgency.
A new e-learning module on informed consent tells physicians what they need to know about this essential discussion with patients or surrogates.
Respect for patient autonomy and medical colleagues are among the new elements of what is being called “the physician’s pledge.”