The American Medical Association's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) has 2 primary responsibilities. Through its policy development function, it maintains and updates the AMA Code of Medical Ethics. In its judicial function, it promotes adherence to the Code’s professional ethical standards.
Do physicians have a responsibility to be vaccinated?
Do physicians have a responsibility to be vaccinated? Guidance in the AMA Code of Medical Ethics indicates they do. Learn more.
Top 10 stories from the November 2020 AMA Special Meeting
Amid a tragic tide of COVID-19 cases, physicians from across the U.S. gathered virtually to improve public health during the pandemic and beyond.
What are the ethics of treating a president during a pandemic?
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the ethics of treating the president during a pandemic.
Are physicians obliged to get vaccinated against COVID-19?
The AMA House of Delegates adopts new policy outlining doctors’ ethical duties if there’s a safe, effective vaccine for a pandemic disease.
Membership Moves Medicine™
- Free access to JAMA Network™ and CME
- Save hundreds on insurance
- Fight for physicians and patient rights
AMA member physicians get a 25% discount on own-specialty disability insurance premiums.Calculate Your Quote Now