Topics in Focus
Clinical research versus patient care: Conducting clinical trials
Read the guidance based on the AMA Code of Medical Ethics Opinions to find effective patient treatments and remember the differences between clinical research and patient care.
Caring for patients at the end of life
Read the guidance based on the AMA Code of Medical Ethics Opinions of the importance of ensuring that every patient reaching the end of life receives appropriate supportive care.
Clinical research versus patient care: Access to experimental treatment
Read the guidance based on the AMA Code of Medical Ethics Opinions about the quality of decision making and consent for use of unproven, experimental therapies in patient care.
Where to find ethical guidance in a pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has surfaced old and new ethical issues. A new resource aggregates relevant guidance from the AMA Code of Medical Ethics.
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