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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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