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.

LINK 1: 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.

PDF 1: Advance Care Planning

PDF 2: Sedation to Unconsciousness in End-of-Life Care

LINK 2: Access council reports prior to 2007

LINK 3: Learn more about the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs

CONTACT 1: 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.

LINK 1: 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.

PDF 1: Advance Care Planning

PDF 2: Sedation to Unconsciousness in End-of-Life Care

LINK 2: Access council reports prior to 2007

LINK 3: Learn more about the Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs

CONTACT 1: Thomas Wagner

PDF 1: Engaging patients in advance care planning

CEJA Report 4-I-10 (Opinion 5.1)

PDF 2: CEJA on palliative care

CEJA Report 5-A-08 (Opinion 5.6)

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