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Ethics

Your patient wants to be a medical tourist—6 things you should do

Physicians should be prepared on how to respond when a patient asks for advice before a trip for treatment or seeks follow-up care after coming back. Learn to navigate these unique ethical challenges in medical tourism.

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Ethics

How physicians should approach hard calls involving child patients

Some of the most difficult medical decisions involve minor patients who may be unable to have a say in their own care. The AMA offers ethical guidance.

Teams should work together utilizing each members' skill, expertise and role.

Payment & Delivery Models

4 tips to be a better physician team leader

For team-based care to succeed, the team has to function ethically and effectively. Those objectives are achievable, but require physician leadership aware of how to promote both.

Dr. Kimberly Chernoby has been an AMA member since 2011. She is an emergency medicine resident.

Leadership

Members Move Medicine: Fighting barriers as physician and attorney

AMA member Kimberly A. Chernoby, MD, JD, has studied medicine and law, making her well-qualified to fight unnecessary interference in patient care.

Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs

Members of the Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA)

Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs

Financing & delivery of health care CEJA reports

Discover reports on this topic for the Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA) presented during the AMA interim and annual meetings.

Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs

Medical laws and ethics: What to do when conflicts occur

Physicians have tough decisions to make when medical ethics and law come into conflict. Learn how to properly weigh the two when faced with the dilemma.

Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs

Caring for patients at the end of life CEJA reports

Find reports on this topic for the Council on Ethical & Judicial Affairs (CEJA) presented during the AMA interim and annual meetings.

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