Reports by the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) interpret the AMA Code of Medical Ethics to provide practical ethics guidance on timely topics.

AMA Code of Medical Ethics

When the AMA House of Delegates adopts the recommendations of a CEJA report they become Opinions in the Code of Medical Ethics. The body of the report, which sets out CEJA’s ethics analysis, is archived and remains available as a resource to help users apply guidance.

CEJA reports may not be reproduced without express written permission.

Advance Care Planning

Sedation to Unconsciousness in End-of-Life Care

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Thomas Wagner

Reports by the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA) interpret the AMA Code of Medical Ethics to provide practical ethics guidance on timely topics.

AMA Code of Medical Ethics

When the AMA House of Delegates adopts the recommendations of a CEJA report they become Opinions in the Code of Medical Ethics. The body of the report, which sets out CEJA’s ethics analysis, is archived and remains available as a resource to help users apply guidance.

CEJA reports may not be reproduced without express written permission.

Advance Care Planning

Sedation to Unconsciousness in End-of-Life Care

Access council reports prior to 2007

Learn more about the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs

Thomas Wagner

Engaging patients in advance care planning

CEJA Report 4-I-10 (Opinion 5.1)

CEJA on palliative care

CEJA Report 5-A-08 (Opinion 5.6)

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